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  Strain Brewery Similar White Labs Product
1007 German Ale Düsseldorf (Zum Uerige) WLP036 Düsseldorf Alt Yeast
1010 American Wheat Widmer vis Zum Uerige n/a
1026 British Cask Ale Oranjeboom and then was adopted by a UK brewery n/a
1028 London Ale Worthington White Shield WLP013 London Ale Yeast
1056 American ale Sierra Nevada (Seibel 96) WLP001 California Ale Yeast
1084 Irish ale Guinness WLP004 Irish Ale Yeast
1098 British ale Whitbread - dry WLP007 English Dry
1099 Whitbread ale Whitbread n/a
1187 Ringwood ale Pripps Brewery, Sweden (aka 1742 Swedish porter) WLP005 British Ale Yeast
1214 Belgian ale Chimay WLP500 Trappist ale
1272 American Ale II Anchor Liberty WLP051 California V Ale Yeast
1275 Thames Valley Ale Henley of Thames (Brakspear Bitter) WLP023 Burton Ale Yeast
1318 London Ale III Boddingtons n/a
1332 Northwest Ale Hales Brewery in Seattle via Gales Brewery UK n/a
1335 British Ale Yeast II   WLP025 Southwold Ale
1338 European Ale Wisenschaftliche Station #338 (Munich) WLP011 European Ale Yeast
1388 Belgian Strong Ale Duvel (Moortgart) via McEwans WLP570 Belgian Golden Ale Yeast
1469 West Yorkshire Ale Timothy Taylor  
1728 Scottish ale McEwans WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast
1762 Abbey II Rochefort WLP540 Abbey IV Ale Yeast
1768 English Special Bitter Youngs brewery n/a
1968 London ESB Fullers WLP002 English Ale Yeast
2000 Budvar Lager Budvar  
2001 Urquell Lager Pilsner Urquell lager H-strain WLP800 Pilsner Lager Yeast
2002 Gambrinus Lager Gambrinus lager H-strain  
2007 St Louis Lager Budweiser WLP840 American Pilsner Lager Yeast
2035 American Lager August Schell n/a
2042 Danish Lager Miller via Carlsberg  
2105 Rocky Mountain Lager Coors n/a
2112 California lager Anchor WLP810 San Francisco Lager Yeast
2124 Bohemian lager Weihenstephan 34/70 WLP820 Oktoberfest Lager Yeast
2206 Bavarian lager Weihenstephan 206 WLP830 German Lager Yeast
2247 European Lager   WLP920 Old Bavarian Lager Yeast
2272 North American lager Christian Schmidt (Philadelphia brewery) WLP840 American Pilsner Lager Yeast
2278 Czech Pils Pilsner Urquell-D n/a
2308 Munich Lager Wisenschaftliche Station #308 (Munich) WLP838 Southern German Lager Yeast
2450 Denny´s Favorite 50 Brewtek CL50 n/a
2487 Hella-Bock Yeast Ayinger WLP833 German Bock Yeast
2565 Kölsch Weihenstephan 165, Köln (Päffgen?) n/a
2575 Kölsch II Weihenstephan W165 WLP003 German Ale II
2782 Staropramen lager via Paddock Wood in Canadia  
3068 Weihenstephan Wheat Weihenstephan 68 (S. delbrueckii single strain) WLP300 Hefeweizen Ale Yeast
3333 German Wheat   WLP380 Hefeweizen IV Ale Yeast
3463 Forbidden Fruit Hoegaarden (assumed to be from Verboden Vrucht) WLP720 Sweet Mead /Wine Yeast
3522 Belgian Ardennes Achouffe WLP550 Belgian Ale Yeast
3538 Leuven Pale Ale Corsendonk-Bocq  
3638 Bavarian Wheat Yeast  Weihenstephan 175 WLP351 Bavarian Weizen Yeast
French Saison Brasserie Thiriez  
Belgian Saison Yeast Saison du Pont WLP565 Saison Ale Yeast
Biere De Garde
Soy-Erezée, Belgium n/a
Farmhouse Ale
Blaugies, Belgium n/a
Roeselare Ale Blend
Rodenbach n/a
3787 Trappish High Gravity Westmalle WLP530 Abbey Ale Yeast
3864 Canadian/Belgian Ale Yeast Unibroue  
3942 Belgian Wheat  Esen, Belgium (De Dolle) n/a
3944 Belgian Witbier Hoegaarden/ Celis White WLP400 BelgianWit Ale Yeast

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