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Offline thomasben

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Pellicle?!
« on: October 29, 2012, 02:00:14 PM »
Typically in wild beers when does the Pellicle form?

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Re: Pellicle?!
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2012, 03:26:13 PM »
Whenever it wants, man. It's wild.

Seriously though, I've brewed beer with wild yeast that never formed a pellicle. Are you just talking about wild yeast, or are you using bacteria as well?
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Re: Pellicle?!
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2012, 05:20:16 PM »
I have isolated 3 wild yeasts. All three formed pellicles in primary cultures and by the third passage only one of them still readily forms a pellicle. With time though, all three form pellicles whenever they feel like it. So... yeah man, it's wild and does what it wants!
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Re: Pellicle?!
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2012, 10:25:08 PM »
Used jolly pumpkin dregs and then the old ale + brett c private collections

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Re: Pellicle?!
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2012, 11:50:14 PM »
Seeing them form as we speak

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Re: Pellicle?!
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2012, 08:54:51 AM »
Make sure you post pic updates in the "Post a Pic of Your Pellicle" topic
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