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Offline Bomar

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Kviek as a primary yeast for brett beers
« on: May 24, 2021, 08:50:44 pm »
I have had excellent results w/ Kviek as a sacc starter for my bretts. I pitch Kviek and a good Omega brett yeast in a 14 gallon run. The Kviek eats all the low hanging fruit and the brett comes in to clean up. 1 month of aging and I end up with a  dry perfect belgian style beer with the selected hop notes right up front. So.....kviek is the best starter yeast for my brett overlay.......It really does an amazing job at cleaning up the initial fermentables......!!!!!
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Re: Kviek as a primary yeast for brett beers
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2021, 05:43:58 am »
I like this! I love Brett beers. I will give this a try this summer. Thanks!

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Re: Kviek as a primary yeast for brett beers
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2021, 06:20:43 am »
I have had excellent results w/ Kviek as a sacc starter for my bretts. I pitch Kviek and a good Omega brett yeast in a 14 gallon run. The Kviek eats all the low hanging fruit and the brett comes in to clean up. 1 month of aging and I end up with a  dry perfect belgian style beer with the selected hop notes right up front. So.....kviek is the best starter yeast for my brett overlay.......It really does an amazing job at cleaning up the initial fermentables......!!!!!
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Do you co-pitch or stagger?  I haven't used Brett yet, but it's on my to-do list.
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Re: Kviek as a primary yeast for brett beers
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2021, 04:47:13 pm »
I would be hesitant to co pitch any yeast at the temps that you typically pitch kveik at

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Re: Kviek as a primary yeast for brett beers
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2021, 06:25:50 pm »
I would be hesitant to co pitch any yeast at the temps that you typically pitch kveik at

I wouldn't worry. Brett seems to do ok at warmer temperatures and it's so slow to get off the blocks that by the time the kveik yeast winds down the beer can be cooled into the 70s or lower and let brett ride at those temperatures.
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