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Wyeast 1318 London Ale III
WY1318
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Description

The London Ale III strain is an excellent universal English ale strain.  Accentuating malt character, as a true English strain should, this yeast will proide a well rounded ale profile.

Originating from a traditional London brewery, this yeast has a wonderful malt and hop profile. It is a true top cropping strain with a fruity, very light and softly balanced palate. This strain will finish slightly sweet.

Origin:
Flocculation: high
Attenuation: 71-75%
Temperature Range: 64-74° F (18-23° C)
Alcohol Tolerance: approximately 10% ABV


Styles:
American Amber Ale
English Barleywine
English IPA
Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)
Mild
Oatmeal Stout
Old Ale
Scottish Export 80/-
Scottish Heavy 70/-
Scottish Light 60/-
Southern English Brown
Special/Best/Premium Bitter
Standard/Ordinary Bitter
Sweet Stout

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

Item # WY1318
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.19LBS
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Ne ipa
Erik S on May 18, 2018
Great for New England style IPAs
Matt A on May 17, 2018
Ne ipa
Erik S on May 18, 2018
Matches several NE IPA recipes I’ve seen
Tim H on May 18, 2018
Great for New England style IPAs
Matt A on May 17, 2018
For a Specialty Beer
Barry M on May 14, 2018
I like it.
James K on May 12, 2018
Web search
Jeffrey S on May 12, 2018
Milkshake IPA
Ralph W on May 11, 2018
new england style ipa
Frank on May 9, 2018
Wanted to try it in a Black IPA
John P Golden J on Apr 13, 2018
Rounder smoother taste and mouth feel, accentuates the fruity characters of the hops I use in ipa
David C on Apr 13, 2018
neipa
Scott H on Mar 31, 2018
Special Bitter. Great dry, clear finish and hop profile, light on the fruity esters.
Anthony W. G on Mar 20, 2018
Neipa
Kevin B on Mar 16, 2018
Great for NEIPAS
Jonathan B on Mar 16, 2018
Great for a hazy IPA. I use morebeer for all my liquid yeast purchases.
brian b on Mar 16, 2018
really like this yeast for english ales
Bill K on Mar 16, 2018
NE IPA
Jay F on Mar 16, 2018
recommended for juicy neipa
John M on Mar 5, 2018
To make a New England IPA
Chris D on Mar 2, 2018
For ne IPAs
Alex M. on Feb 21, 2018
Best yeast for a NEIPA
Luann R on Feb 21, 2018
Making a New England Style IPA
James K on Feb 17, 2018
for my neipa
josh l on Feb 8, 2018
Juicy, fruit forward flavor. Recommended by Tired hands, The Alchemist, and Trillium
Ryan h on Feb 6, 2018
Making a NEIPA
Scott W on Feb 3, 2018
NEIPA
Eric M on Feb 1, 2018
I read it’s good for NE IPA’s
DAVID J R on Jan 31, 2018
NEIPA
Paige R on Jan 30, 2018
NE IPA
Jay F on Jan 29, 2018
Read it was a good yeast for NE IPA
Adam J on Jan 26, 2018
produces great fruity esters especially when you leave the wort exposed to air during high krausen
Matthew W on Jan 25, 2018
One of my favorite British yeast
Arturo C on Jan 24, 2018
I'm brewing a NE IPA .
Nathan G on Jan 23, 2018
Chocolate Stout
Ray M on Jan 23, 2018
Juicy IPA
Ralph W on Jan 15, 2018
NEIPA yeast
Jason R on Jan 15, 2018
NE IPA HAZE
Samuel C on Jan 15, 2018
Yeast for our Hazy IPS. Stays in suspension, creates subtle fruit notes.
Valued C on Jan 12, 2018
Yeast strand for cloudy IPA
Timothy M on Jan 10, 2018
Matches several NE IPA recipes I’ve seen
Tim H on May 18, 2018
For a Specialty Beer
Barry M on May 14, 2018
Reviews

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great
Great for NEIPAs. can't recommend enough.
May 2, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Smooth and clean
Smooth stone fruit and papaya flavor that meshes really well with citrus neipas. My favorite yeast thus far.
April 27, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Great yeast
A true top fermenting yeast strain. This yeast makes a thick, long lasting krausen. I recently made an NEIPA with excellent results.
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April 26, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
London ale III in cider
Followed the directions on the package and the ferment started 18 hrs after pitching in a 5 gallon batch of hard cider. Still waiting for it to finish and can't wait to try this one...
April 6, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
London Ale 3
Worked perfectly. Delicious IPA
February 22, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Used in Imperial Brown Pecan
Used to get moderate attenuation for a bigger-than-usual pecan brown. 1.069 OG attenuated down to 1.019 (73% att) - mash was single infusion at 153-154F all barley. Pitched 2L starter (270Bcells) at 64F (low end) then let rise to 67 over 2 days. Then after 4th day let rise to 74 (top end) to finish. Krausen appeared sometime after 24 hours (was a cold start). Fairly clean profile - low esters, really a good clean option for brown or robust porter to leave behind a touch of sweetness. Will definitely use again in this application. Could be good for NEIPA or smaller IPAs too - clean but with just a smidge more sweetness than WLP001.
February 1, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Great for NEIPAs
So far, I've used it 4x. Says on back of package "make a starter for anything over 1.060". I haven't made a starter yet, and my OGs have ranged from 1.058 to 1.063. FGs fall to around 1.016. Definitely need to make a starter to get lower. For NEIPAs it's not too big of a concern, but there is definitely a sweetness to the final product. Might be too sweet for some people's liking.
January 30, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
NEIPA, attenuation, and Fermnetation temp
This yeast has been great for me. I only make 2.5 gallon batches and use one packet with no starter. It works well fermenting around 70 for the high growth and then around 75 for the diacetyl rest and maturation. I honestly get 85-90% attenuation. I use for mostly NEIPAs and have had nothing but success!
January 24, 2018
1318 is great for NE-IPA
Excellent choice for my New England style IPA.
Brewed twice with orders from Morebeer. Both 10 gallon batches attenuated as expected using 2 packets and no starters.
I am a huge advocate for preparing starters snd getting cell counts up. However in the first instance I was in a hurry and the shipments from morebeer did not let me down. For the second brew I hedged my bet by taking about 1 ml of activated yeast before pitching along with a few ounces of my wort just in case the beer didn't hit final gravity targets. I was amazed to see the target hit with just the activated psckets in oxygen aerated wort.
High quality yeast from a reliable supplier.
December 4, 2017
Starts and finishes well
Used for many different varieties. I like it best in my stouts to give them a softer touch. Not bad in an IPA either to obtain the high alpha with a smoother taste.
May 5, 2014