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  Name Brewery Similar Wyeast Product
WLP001 California Ale Sierra Nevada 1056 American Ale Yeast
WLP002 English Ale Fullers 1968 London ESB
WLP003 German Ale II   2575PC Kolsch II
WLP004 Irish Ale Guinness 1084 Irish Ale Yeast 
WLP005 British Ale Ringwood 1187 Ringwood Ale Yeast 
WLP006 Bedford Ale Charles Wells  
Dry English Ale
Whitbred - dry 1098 Whitbread - dry
WLP008 East Coast Ale Sam Adam's n/a
Australian Ale Yeast

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WLP001, WLP002, WLP004, WLP810  
European Ale
Wisenschaftliche Station #338 (Munich) 1338 European Ale Yeast
London Ale
Worthington White Shield 1028 London Ale Yeast
WLP022 Essex Ale Ridley's Ale near Chelmsford, UK n/a
Burton Ale
Henley of Thames (Brakspear Bitter) 1275 Thames Valley Ale Yeast
WLP025 Southwold Adnam's? 1335 British Ale Yeast II
WLP026 Premium bitter Marstons n/a
WLP028 Edinburgh Ale McEwan's 1728 Scottish Ale Yeast
German Ale/Kolsch Yeast
PJ Früh, Köln n/a
WLP033 Klassic Ale Yeast   n/a
Düsseldorf Alt Yeast
Düsseldorf (Zum Uerige) 1007 German Ale
Nottingham Ale Yeast
UK, chosen from multistrain - same as Danstar Nottingham  
WLP041 Pacific Ale Yeast (Red Hook?)  
WLP051 California V Anchor Liberty 1272 American Ale Yeast II 
WLP060 American Ale Yeast Blend (WLP001, WLP051, WLP810?)  
WLP099 Super High Gravity Thomas Hardy n/a
WLP300 Hefeweizen Ale Weihenstephan 68 3068 Weihenstephan Weizen Yeast
WLP320 American Hefeweizen Ale Zum Uerige (through Widmer) n/a
WLP351 Bavarian Weizen Yeast Weihenstephan 175 3638 Bavarian Wheat Yeast
WLP380 Hefeweizen IV Ale Weihenstephan 66? 3333 GermanWheat Yeast
WLP400 Belgian Wit Ale Hoegaarden/Celis 3944 Belgian Witbier Yeast
WLP410 Belgian Wit II Moortgat Brouwerij (via Ommegang?) n/a
WLP500 Trappist Ale Chimay 1214 Belgian Ale Yeast
WLP510 Belgian Bastogne Ale Orval n/a
WLP515 Antwerp Ale Yeast
De Koninck  
WLP530 Abbey Ale Yeast
Westmalle 3787 Trappist High Gravity
Abbey IV Ale Yeast Rochefort 1762 Abbey II
Belgian Ale Yeast Achouffe 3522 Belgian Ardennes
WLP565 Belgian Saison Brasserie Dupont (Saison Dupont) 3724 Belgian Saison Yeast
WLP566 Saison II Vieille Provision Saison Dupont n/a
WLP570 Belgian Golden Ale Duvel (Moortgart) via McEwans 1388 Belgian Strong Ale Yeast
WLP575 Belgian Style Ale Yeast Blend WLP500, WLP530, WLP550 n/a
WLP720 Sweet Mead/Wine Yeast   3463 Forbidden Fruit Yeast
WLP800 Pilsner Lager Pilsner Urquell 2001 Urquell
WLP802 Czech Budejovice Samsons via Budejovicky Mestansky Pivovar n/a
WLP810 San Francisco Lager Anchor Steam 2112 California Lager Yeast
WLP820 Octoberfest/Marzen Lager Weihenstephan 34/70 2124 Bohemian Lager Yeast
WLP830 German Lager Weihenstephan 206 2206 Bavarian Lager Yeast
Bock Lager
Ayinger Brewery 2487 Hella-Bock
WLP838 Southern German Lager   2308 Munich Lager Yeast 
WLP840 American Pilsner Budweiser 2007 Pilsen Lager Yeast
WLP885 Zurich Lager Samichlaus n/a
WLP920 Old Bavarian Lager Yeast   2247 European Lager Yeast 
WLP940 Mexican lager Grupo Modelo n/a

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