A good top cropper thought to be from a famous Manchester bitter maker, British V’s lingering haze and residual sweetness pairs popularly with the signature look and huge, fruity hop profile of the New England IPAs (NEIPA). Alternately, try DIPA (OYL-052) for slightly less residual sweetness.
Optimum Ferm Temp: 64–74° F (18–23° C)
Alcohol Tolerance: 10%
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Founder and CEO Lance Shaner received a Ph.D. in microbiology and molecular genetics from the University of Texas – Houston. Lance has 9 years of laboratory experience, including 5 years of original research on the stress response of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (a.k.a. brewer’s yeast). Lance has been an avid homebrewer for 14 years and continues actively homebrewing today.
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