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Seasonal Yeast – Wyeast 1768-PC English Special Bitter™

This article is one in a series describing the seasonal yeasts put out by our liquid yeast manufacturers. This one is..

Wyeast 1768-PC English Special Bitter™

“A great yeast for malt-predominate ales. Produces light fruit and ethanol aromas along with soft, nutty flavors. Exhibits a mild malt profile with a neutral finish. Bright beers are easily achieved without any filtration. It is similar to our 1968 London ESB Ale but slightly less flocculent.”

Vital stats:

Attenuation – 68-72%
Flocculation – High
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 64-72°F
Alcohol Tolerance – 9% ABV

Manufactured January – March. Could be available through October.

Be sure to check out the other seasonal yeasts for this period:

White Labs: Jan-Feb 022 Essex Ale, 815 Belgian Lager Mar-Apr 017 Whitbread Ale, 860 Munich Helles Lager

Wyeast: 1026-PC British Cask Ale™1882-PC Thames Valley II™