Author Topic: Bootleg biology.  (Read 386 times)

Offline James K

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Bootleg biology.
« on: November 14, 2018, 08:24:43 PM »
Anyone have any experience with their strains? I just bought 3 funk weapons



My plan is to make 3 beers with the same grain build and hop additions in mid December and then bottle said beers.

Looking for feedback on strains. Or a grain build. Probably going simple 50/50 pils/wheat. 6%ish. Mittelfrüh to reach around 20ibu.
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Offline hopsindahood

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Re: Bootleg biology.
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2018, 08:02:14 PM »
If it has bacteria in it, you might want to skip hopping in the wort and just dry hop post-ferm. Many strains of bacteria are very hop intolerant, so you will inhibit whatever they would otherwise bring to the party, including lactic acid production. As you get to know how a mixed culture behaves, you can use IBU to control the tartness to your taste.

Offline James K

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Re: Bootleg biology.
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2018, 05:58:56 AM »
I think all of the funk weapons are brettanomycies. Not sure if they’re is a sac strain in there. I guess I’ll wait to see the packaging.
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