Burton Ale Yeast WLP023
White Labs Burton Ale Yeast (WLP023) is a yeast strain sourced from Burton upon Trent, England. Burton upon Trent is known for pushing IPAs into the spotlight, and means this yeast strain is the original, and the best IPA yeast strain! It will produce a subtle fruity ester profile which is often described as notes of apple, clover honey, and pear. There is a background sulfur note that is common with this strain. It can be a great alternative to WLP001 California Ale Yeast.
It is fantastic when used in hoppy American and English Styles such as Pale Ales, Bitters, and Ambers.
WLP023 Burton Ale Yeast is not only for hoppy beer styles it works well in many other beer styles including: American Ambers, American Brown Ales, American IPAs, American Pale Ales, American Porters, Barleywine Ales, Cream Ales, Dusseldorf Altbiers, English Brown Ales, English IPAs, English Old Ales, English Pale Ales, ESBs, Foreign Export Stouts, Imperial IPAs, Imperial Stouts, Irish Dry Stouts, Irish Red Ales, Oatmeal Stouts, Scotch Ales (Wee Heavys) Sweet Stouts, and Wheat Ales.
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium (5-10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature: 68-73 F