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Re: Wyeast Old Ale Blend
« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2010, 06:24:06 PM »
I don't know which strain of brett it was but it made an aweosme old ale for me last year. Lots of "cherry pie" character.
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Re: Wyeast Old Ale Blend
« Reply #16 on: November 19, 2010, 02:18:32 AM »
I recently made up a big starter using the 9097 wyeast . I am making an old ale / barley wine this weekend. Since my ability to create a recipe from group zero has turned out poorly so far (experiments failed and were dumped but i was trying) i am using the kit for the Northern No1 from Northern brewer. I wanted to make a beer that i could age long period of time and give to my friends and family as gifts. Hey some people do wine i do beer.

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Re: Wyeast Old Ale Blend
« Reply #17 on: November 23, 2010, 10:34:08 AM »
Ok so I went ahead and purchased some of the Wyeast Blend so my (hopefully) final question is do I use a secondary with this blend and then just let it sit there for a good long while and let the brett do its stuff or will primary only suffice and then let the brett kick in, in the bottle or is that asking for bottle bombs?

Thanks in advance for any advice!

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Re: Wyeast Old Ale Blend
« Reply #18 on: November 23, 2010, 12:26:40 PM »
I secondaried mine in the keg. If you don't keg I would recommend at least a 6 month secondary in a carboy. This is one of those beers that needs to age in bulk.
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Re: Wyeast Old Ale Blend
« Reply #19 on: November 24, 2010, 09:03:44 AM »
I made the old ale recipe from Northern Brewer last year and still have about 3 gallons aging in a keg. Changes a little everytime I try some.
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Re: Wyeast Old Ale Blend
« Reply #20 on: December 04, 2010, 09:36:34 PM »
The strain is Brett Bruxellensis. That's straight from Jess Caudill at Wyeast Labs

His email to me a few weeks ago said it is 5526 (Brett L).