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Wyeast 1728 Scottish Ale
WY1728

Wyeast 1728 Scottish Ale

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Description

Our Scottish ale strain is ideally suited for the strong, malty ales of Scotland. This strain is very versatile, and is often used as a “House” strain as it ferments neutral and clean. Higher fermentation temperatures will result in an increased ester profile.

Origin:
Flocculation: high
Attenuation: 69-73%
Temperature Range: 55-75° F (13-24° C)
Alcohol Tolerance: approximately 12% ABV


Styles:
American Barleywine
Baltic Porter
Braggot
Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer
Foreign Extra Stout
Imperial IPA
Old Ale
Other Smoked Beer
Russian Imperial Stout
Scottish Export 80/-
Scottish Heavy 70/-
Scottish Light 60/-
Strong Scotch Ale
Wood-Aged Beer

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

Item # WY1728
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 0.19 LBS
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MoreFlavor Store
great attenuation and forms best cohesive yeast cake at end of fermentation. Flavor is also great for ambers and ryes
Galen O on Jun 12, 2020
recommended
Kyle Lane on May 22, 2020
great attenuation and forms best cohesive yeast cake at end of fermentation. Flavor is also great for ambers and ryes
Galen O on Jun 12, 2020
I trust this brand
John J F on Jun 3, 2020
recommended
Kyle Lane on May 22, 2020
For my recipe
Scott S on May 22, 2020
Scottish Ale
Emily H on Apr 30, 2020
used before
Eric M on Apr 29, 2020
For the beer kit
Mike A on Apr 21, 2020
Make 80 shills and ipas
Erik L on Mar 30, 2020
for a recipe
PAUL C on Mar 25, 2020
clean, cool fermentations of dry scottish ales
Bryant B on Dec 28, 2019
scottish ale
bryce k c on Dec 13, 2019
Go to yeast for big stouts
Jonathan Brusco on Dec 13, 2019
Cause it's good
Adam H on Dec 12, 2019
To make a Wee Heavy
Luis V on Nov 16, 2019
strain specific for style
Harry T on Nov 5, 2019
need it
Adam R on Oct 29, 2019
To brew Addam beer
Bob G on Oct 25, 2019
Scottish ale recipe
Justin T on Oct 9, 2019
ferments cold
Corey P on Sep 10, 2019
Recipe ingredient
Joseph K on Aug 28, 2019
Big beer
J O on Jun 23, 2019
Love this yeast
Mike B on Apr 27, 2019
Worked well last time
Charlie D on Apr 25, 2019
I need some
D Scott B on Apr 11, 2019
Best for this brew.
Kenneth W on Apr 10, 2019
Need it
Nate H on Apr 2, 2019
Need to make a scottish style, this is the best yeast I have found for that.
John H on Mar 24, 2019
low temp fermentation range
Peter K on Dec 19, 2018
It works great at cooler temps.
Thomas P on Dec 9, 2018
Works well at lower temps.
Thomas P on Nov 17, 2018
Never used it before ad need it for a recipe
Joseph E on Sep 26, 2018
love wyeast, but never used this one in the scottish 60, i think it will be a perfect match
Matthew H on Aug 31, 2018
brewing Scottish Wee Heavy
James S on Aug 10, 2018
I’ll use this yeast for more than 1 batch
Chad T on Jun 28, 2018
House strain
John H on Jun 8, 2018
For a big Russian Imperial Stout
none on Jun 6, 2018
Making a Wee Heavy
Mark Parker on Jun 5, 2018
needed for Scottish Wee Heavy
James S on May 30, 2018
great for a barrel aged porter
Shawn M on May 18, 2018
Ey, for a stuck beer lad!
Ken Z on May 17, 2018
because its the best
Ilza K on May 15, 2018
I trust this brand
John J F on Jun 3, 2020
For my recipe
Scott S on May 22, 2020
Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Vigorous strain that seemed to find its sweet spot at 64 degrees (steady, even fermentation at that temp for my batch). Left behind rich malty flavors and settled out thoroughly in the fermenter. Beer was OG of 76 and finished at 16.
April 22, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Great Imperial Stout Strain
Don't let the word "Scottish" fool you. This isn't just for Scottish Ales. I have used it with great success on a few imperial size beers. I like that it attenuates slightly lower than others and leaves a bit more body.
January 15, 2020
Purchased
6 months ago
Scottish Porter
I have used this yeast on numerous occasions with great results.
November 22, 2019
Purchased
8 months ago
Great flavor
I used this on a red that I brewed. Worked well for 6 gallons without letting package bloat up. I would buy this again.
September 19, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
Love the new smack pack.
July 3, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Produced very flavorful Scottish ale.
February 18, 2018
One of my favorites
Love this yeast! Easily my favorite Scottish Ale yeast. Provides the great complexity and maltiness that you expect in this style. Easily handles both light and heavy versions. Just used it for a Strong Scotch Ale with an O.G. of 1.111, and it fermented down to 1.020 without any problem!
January 23, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago