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WY5526 Brettanomyces Lambicus - Wyeast
WY5526

WY5526 Brettanomyces Lambicus - Wyeast

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Description

The quintessential "Brett" strain used for the production of Lambic and other beers.

This is a wild yeast strain isolated from Belgian lambic beers. It produces a pie cherry-like flavor and sourness along with distinct “Brett” character. A pellicle may form in bottles or casks. To produce the classic Belgian character, this strain works best in conjunction with other yeast and lactic bacteria. It generally requires 3-6 months of aging to fully develop flavor characteristics.

Origin:
Flocculation: medium
Attenuation: very high
Temperature Range: 60-75° F (15-24° C)
Alcohol Tolerance: approximately 12% ABV

Styles:
Berliner Weisse
Flanders Red Ale
Fruit Lambic
Gueuze
Straight (Unblended) Lambic

For best results we always recommend ordering an ice pack with your liquid yeast.
 

Please Note: When choosing an ice pack option beware that the liquid yeast will not arrive cold even when shipped together. Ice packs and insulated mailing options are designed to keep the yeast colder for longer during shipment, but they will not ensure that your yeast arrives cold. We will not replace liquid yeast that arrives warm. During warmer months we strongly recommend you choose dry yeast.
 
 
Item # WY5526
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.20 LBS
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I make an annual kriek lambic, and this will see use soon.
Merlinus Monroe on Jan 29, 2022
funky bois
Valued C on Jan 23, 2021
I make an annual kriek lambic, and this will see use soon.
Merlinus Monroe on Jan 29, 2022
Wine Class
Anthony M on Jan 22, 2022
funky bois
Valued C on Jan 23, 2021
Russian River's Consecration Kit
Jonathan M on Jun 5, 2020
The other 2 of this were dead. Trying again. one last time
Chandler O on Jun 6, 2019
style
Greg S on Feb 15, 2019
Wine Class
Anthony M on Jan 22, 2022
Russian River's Consecration Kit
Jonathan M on Jun 5, 2020
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Rated 5 out of 5
My preferred Brett. Lambicus
Used this in two sour brews. I like the sour cherry flavor development from this yeast. This lambicus has quite a bit less of the barnyard funk and sourness that you can get from Brett Bruxellensis (funk) or lacto and pedio (the sour).
May 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
Nice and Funky
Just used this, has that good brett funk. Nice pellicle development.
May 4, 2014