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Will Brett C contaminate my equipment?

The standard wisdom I've seen is, as mentioned, that glass and metal "should" be fine but plastic is much more prone to scratching, making it a concern. Brett has a reputation of being very resilient ...
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Should I keep my batch?

smelled horrible -- like butyric acid, so I know it got colder than the recommended temperature Butyric acid producers like Clostridium favor temps around 104°F (37°C), which is also a similar temp ...
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Droping beer with Brett in Carboy

Brettanomyces comes in many forms, leading to many different flavour profiles. The main three you will come across commercially are: B.Claussenii - Fruity with mild funk B.Bruxellensis - Tasty Horse ...
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Droping beer with Brett in Carboy

Brett beers can be very interesting, and aren't necessarily sour unless the source also was sour. Brett usually gives more of a leather or "barnyard" character which can evolve with longer aging. ...
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Fermentation velocity of Brettanomyces Graphs

I would start with http://www.milkthefunk.com These guys have done it all. They have a great wiki on mixed fermentation. I think the type of graph your asking for really has too many variables to ...
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Should I keep my batch?

In a sour ale the acid is suppose to balance the malt opposed to hops bittering to balance. Sounds like you have an acid base for a blending batch. If you have a PH meter check it. Then blend with a ...
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Should I keep my batch?

In reality if the brew is that malodorous and sour to taste then it is probably worth discarding. 1.75 gals is nothing in the greater scheme of things. The alternative is attempting to drink it! :0( ...
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Brett aged beer - bottling?

Did you use real Brett Or Faux Brett (Saccharomyces "Bruxellensis" Trois)? In either case it's probably dead or very weak, usually the Brett is added at the time of bottling. Repitch your bottles
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How to reuse/wash brettanomyces yeast

Yes, you can reuse yeast. I use both homebrew and commercially and everything is ok. Can carry out normal treatment. Always remembering to sanitize the equipment used, thank you.
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Should I keep my batch?

Yesterday the pH was 3.7. I drank a little and realized I made vinegar! The cheesy smell is gone, and the vinegar taste is overwhelming. There must have been too much exposure to oxygen. Oh well. Now ...
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How can I deal with the diacetyl produced by pedio in a flanders red

It's best to catch diacetyl early and do a diacetyl (increase temp 68-72F) rest before racking off the yeast. Usually the diacetyl from bacteria is cleaned up by true brett, not so much by faux brett. ...
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