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Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« on: August 15, 2016, 09:55:26 AM »
Lallemand just sent an email announcing their new London ESB Premium Yeast:

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"For that classic ESB flavor you need look no further than London ESB yeast from Lallemand - all the characteristics of a classic ESB strain in a convenient dry form"

John Keeling
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Fullers Brewery, London

Lallemand Brewing is excited to announce the release of our newest addition to our premium brewing yeast line-up.

Say hello to London ESB dry yeast, a true English ale strain selected for reliable fermentation performance and moderate ester production that lets the delicacies of the malt and hop aromas shine through. London ESB is a brilliant choice not only for brewing Extra Special Bitter but for other authentic heritage UK styles like Pale Ale, Bitter and Mild.

Like all our other brewing yeasts, Lallemand offers the unmatched purity, performance and ease-of-use that only dry yeast can deliver.

Lallemand London ESB is now available in 500 gram packages for commericial brewers. Contact your Lallemand brewing yeast distributor to buy London ESB. To locate a distributor in your area, visit our web site at http://www.lallemandyeast.com/commercial/all . For complete information on London ESB, visit our web site at www.lallemandyeast.com.

Link: http://www.lallemandyeast.com/company/products/london-esb
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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2016, 11:25:21 AM »
Sounded great till the last paragraph speaking of 500g commercially sized pitches. Can't tell if it is saying that is the only size available or not. I would like to try it on homebrew scale though
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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2016, 12:08:43 PM »
Sounded great till the last paragraph speaking of 500g commercially sized pitches. Can't tell if it is saying that is the only size available or not. I would like to try it on homebrew scale though

It is also available in 11 grams  ;D: http://www.ontariobeerkegs.com/Danstar_London_ESB_Dry_Ale_Yeast_p/lallemand-london-esb.htm

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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2016, 12:09:25 PM »
Sounded great till the last paragraph speaking of 500g commercially sized pitches. Can't tell if it is saying that is the only size available or not. I would like to try it on homebrew scale though

It is also available in 11 grams  ;D: http://www.ontariobeerkegs.com/Danstar_London_ESB_Dry_Ale_Yeast_p/lallemand-london-esb.htm
Thanks, that's what I get for not following the link to read more about it
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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2016, 03:18:50 PM »
I look forward to trying this yeast.
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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2016, 05:45:38 PM »
I look forward to trying this yeast.

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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2016, 12:23:25 PM »
Sounds like it might be 1968/wlp 002? If so, it's about time.

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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2016, 02:55:35 PM »
Sounds like it might be 1968/wlp 002? If so, it's about time.
[/quoteyes, those are said to be the Fuller's yeast, and the first post had a quote from John Keeling,the head Brewer at Fuller's. Pretty good bet that this is the dry equivalent.
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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2016, 03:51:13 PM »
I just saw this at my local hardware/homebrew shop. I'll be giving this a try tomorrow. If this tastes like 1968/002, then I will definitely be keeping a stash in my fridge to replace my S-04 supply.
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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2016, 09:54:42 AM »
I just saw this at my local hardware/homebrew shop. I'll be giving this a try tomorrow. If this tastes like 1968/002, then I will definitely be keeping a stash in my fridge to replace my S-04 supply.

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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2016, 04:42:37 AM »
Just waiting for it to come in - on order from my LHBS - they didn't know about it until I told them.
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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #11 on: September 28, 2016, 06:42:24 PM »
OP says ESB Premium.  Is this https://www.williamsbrewing.com/LALLEMAND-LONDON-ESB-P4182.aspx what we're talking about?  Or is there a "Premium" product that's not listed?  Danstar/Lallemand doesn't use numbers so I dunno.
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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #12 on: September 29, 2016, 02:40:53 PM »
I just saw this at my local hardware/homebrew shop. I'll be giving this a try tomorrow. If this tastes like 1968/002, then I will definitely be keeping a stash in my fridge to replace my S-04 supply.

What's your local? The only place I see it even listed (Williams) won't have any until at least October 5.
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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #13 on: September 29, 2016, 02:58:34 PM »
I just saw this at my local hardware/homebrew shop. I'll be giving this a try tomorrow. If this tastes like 1968/002, then I will definitely be keeping a stash in my fridge to replace my S-04 supply.

What's your local? The only place I see it even listed (Williams) won't have any until at least October 5.
Chepachet hardware is the closest I have to a LHBS. They have yeast, hops and premilled grain all stored at room temperature. I stopped in for some cider yeast and saw a pack of this. Lucky score, apparently.

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Re: Lallemand London ESB Premium Yeast
« Reply #14 on: October 14, 2016, 11:50:23 AM »
OK, Williams just got it in stock.  Good price too.

https://www.williamsbrewing.com/LALLEMAND-LONDON-ESB-P4182.aspx
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