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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #15 on: November 16, 2012, 11:55:00 PM »
For the really bubbly, nasty pictures, about how long did fermentation take to get to that point?
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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2012, 07:48:21 AM »
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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #17 on: November 28, 2012, 10:46:28 AM »
I've had a vial of WLP655 pitched for about 4 months now and I've not seen a pellicle. It was 5 gallons of BDSA that had stopped at 1.035. A month ago I blended it with another 5 gallons of the same Batch that had sat on sour cherries with Brett. The brett is noticeable but I think I need more sour. Should I just be patient or repitch more bugs?  Also, what temp should it be sitting at? I want a big gnarly pellicle that will scare my GF!!

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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2012, 11:50:14 AM »
Great thread Ron!


EDIT***I fail at uploading pics. :o
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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #19 on: November 28, 2012, 11:57:40 AM »
Great thread Ron!

I have more picture than this, but here's what I have access to at the moment:

My first lambics looked like this (WY3278 & dregs) back in 2011 - I should post some more recent pictures of this guy, he's really gotten gnarly:



My most recent Golden Strong that I soured with Roeselare:


And my all time favorite is a BDSA that I added Wyeast Brett Lambicus to - wicked!:


I'll try and update when I get access to my real camera after work sometime.

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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #20 on: December 03, 2012, 01:11:04 PM »
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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #21 on: December 03, 2012, 01:49:53 PM »
I've had a vial of WLP655 pitched for about 4 months now and I've not seen a pellicle. It was 5 gallons of BDSA that had stopped at 1.035. A month ago I blended it with another 5 gallons of the same Batch that had sat on sour cherries with Brett. The brett is noticeable but I think I need more sour. Should I just be patient or repitch more bugs?  Also, what temp should it be sitting at? I want a big gnarly pellicle that will scare my GF!!

I brewed a BDSA that was aged on sour cherries and I added a vial of Brett brux.  I didn't think it was sour enough so I ended up pitching the dregs from several bottles of Jolly Pumpkin beer.  After a year or so, it was at the sourness level I wanted.  I kept it at cellar temperatures which was low to mid 60s.
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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #22 on: December 03, 2012, 02:22:21 PM »
I've had a vial of WLP655 pitched for about 4 months now and I've not seen a pellicle. It was 5 gallons of BDSA that had stopped at 1.035. A month ago I blended it with another 5 gallons of the same Batch that had sat on sour cherries with Brett. The brett is noticeable but I think I need more sour. Should I just be patient or repitch more bugs?  Also, what temp should it be sitting at? I want a big gnarly pellicle that will scare my GF!!

Be patient - wlp655 has a strain of pedio, which is the only bacteria that will contribute sourness to your BDSA (the the abv and hopping rates are probably high enough to stun the lacto). Pedio is extremely slow to start, especially in secondary.

I do agree with dbarber - a few more pitches of bottle dregs would benefit the beer and give you an excuse to drink some sours!
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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #23 on: December 03, 2012, 07:15:38 PM »
Great thread Ron!

I have more picture than this, but here's what I have access to at the moment:

My first lambics looked like this (WY3278 & dregs) back in 2011 - I should post some more recent pictures of this guy, he's really gotten gnarly:



My most recent Golden Strong that I soured with Roeselare:


And my all time favorite is a BDSA that I added Wyeast Brett Lambicus to - wicked!:


I'll try and update when I get access to my real camera after work sometime.

Hi Amanda!

Your pics aren't showing in your post. How did you add your pics?
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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #24 on: December 14, 2012, 11:07:22 AM »

Hi Amanda!

Your pics aren't showing in your post. How did you add your pics?

Fail on my part!  ;D I'll get them up properly when I get some time to track down the files next week.
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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #25 on: December 16, 2012, 08:55:42 AM »
This was a while back. I need to open this cask up and see where it has gotten to by now.

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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #26 on: December 18, 2012, 01:15:41 PM »


A BDSA with Brett Lambicus. Can you guys see it now? :)
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Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #27 on: December 18, 2012, 01:44:03 PM »
I can see it now. Thanks! :)
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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #28 on: December 19, 2012, 06:44:34 AM »


A BDSA with Brett Lambicus. Can you guys see it now? :)

Is that carpet????

You are braver than I...
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Re: Post a pic of your Pellicle!
« Reply #29 on: December 27, 2012, 02:03:33 PM »
Is that carpet????

You are braver than I...

Indeed. A few batches after that one, I started putting a trash bag down to catch any spills. The joys of living in apartment for the time being, I guess.

When I get back home tonight, I should take some pictures of the lambic collection for you all.
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