WLP028 Edinburgh - White Labs Yeast

WLP028 Edinburgh - White Labs Yeast

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This yeast is all about the malt! It is the choice for fermenting Scottish-style ales that are low in fruity esters and really big on malt flavor. Produces a slight smokiness. It's also good in rich, dark ales, like Oatmeal Stout. We have also had some customers make some good Barleywines with this strain. Does not ferment well under 62F.

Attenuation: 70-75%
Flocculation: Medium
Fermentation Temp: 65-70
Wyeast Equivalent: 1728 Scottish

For best results we always recommend ordering an ice pack with your liquid yeast.

Item # WLP028
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Weight 0.14 LBS
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Scottish Ale
Emily H on Apr 30, 2020
single malt
Ryan P on Feb 21, 2020
Scottish Ale
Emily H on Apr 30, 2020
Should be a standard option with the 60 Shilling Scottish, but isn't for some reason.
joseph k on Mar 20, 2020
single malt
Ryan P on Feb 21, 2020
Brewing Wee Heavy
Dale Z on Jan 16, 2020
Scottish ale
Forrest S on Jan 13, 2020
for brewing a stout
Edward S on Dec 18, 2019
brewing a wee heavy
Mark F on Nov 25, 2019
i'm making a wee heavy that will take gold at the national homebrew competition this year
Chad S on Nov 19, 2019
I like this yeast and White Labs preparations are superior.
Edward Mella on Jun 17, 2019
recommended and brand loyalty
Thomas C on Apr 12, 2019
Secret yeast for my Honey Pale Ale
David P on Mar 24, 2019
Need to make a Wee Heavy
Scott T on Mar 7, 2019
this yeast produces a great wee heavy
Paul R on Jan 29, 2019
Velvet Hammer clone
Nathan H on Dec 15, 2018
For a Scottish Export medal winner clone
Michael O on Nov 30, 2018
Recipe called for it.
Daniel on Oct 31, 2018
I love this yeast
David H on Aug 17, 2018
Can't do Scottish without Scottish yeastys
Darrell D on Aug 2, 2018
Old Favorite - need warmer tem yeast fr ambient summer temps
Andrew P on Jul 11, 2018
I want that Scottish ale profile when I brew my Scotstoberfest.
robert Fairlie on May 18, 2018
making a scotch ale
Larry B on Feb 14, 2018
People raved on this
Dave Vaughn on Jan 29, 2018
Should be a standard option with the 60 Shilling Scottish, but isn't for some reason.
joseph k on Mar 20, 2020
Brewing Wee Heavy
Dale Z on Jan 16, 2020
I just purchased the scotch ale kit and a pack of wlp028 yeast should I use more yeast? Some have mentioned slow yeast activity and with the high OG, just trying to head off any issues. New to this and excited for this awesome ale....
Dave Vaughn on Feb 8, 2018
White Labs - Edinburgh
White Labs - Edinburgh
Scotch Ale - Extract Beer Kit
Scotch Ale - Extract Beer Kit
BEST ANSWER: Generally, when the beer is expected to be at or over 6% ABV, it's best to use at least 2 packets of yeast or make a yeast starter.

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April 15, 2020
1 month ago
Nice yeast
Activated well, strong fermentation. Good flavor, to type.
November 17, 2019
7 months ago
Excelent pitchable yeast
May 23, 2019
1 year ago
The brew is fermenting now, will probably keg it this weekend
July 13, 2018
1 year ago
A lovely Scottish Ale
I have used this several times when I brew my scotchtoberfest. mmm mmm mmm
February 7, 2018
over 2 years ago
Will not hesitate to use this again, I won peoples choice award at the Quincy, IL Oktoberfest festival with my Smoked Wee Heavy.
November 21, 2017
Nice flavor
I've used this White Labs Edinburgh yeast several times and am always happy with the results. I brew mostly very low gravity beer and I'm always happy with the yeasts' performance.
May 27, 2015
Makes a great Scotch Ale
This strain makes a great Scotch Ale. I would recommend White Labs over others. Looking forward to the new packaging from them. Also shipped with ice pack so it arrived fresh and ready to go.
May 5, 2015
Exceptional Quality
White Labs is the best. Yeast arrived fresh and is already rocking it in the fermentor.
May 10, 2014
Mellow and easy
This is a robust and mellow yeast that withstands abuse but really pays off with a mild smooth flavor.
May 29, 2013