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Old 11-27-2012, 02:22 AM   #1
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i'd like to do a 1 Gallon lambic sour beer.

what do you think of this recipe?
1.5lbs pils malt
1oz acidulated malt
8oz torrified wheat
1/2 pound raspberries

1/4 ounces Tettnanger/hallertau (whichever i have in stock)
added @ 30min

raspberries added the last 15min of boil.

dry yeast t-58

thoughts and any suggestion?

i want to stick with a dry yeast and i do want it sour.

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Old 11-27-2012, 03:15 AM   #2
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Lambics are not fruited in the boil. Where do you intend to get lambic style souring cultures from? They dont come dry... you will need something like lambic blend.

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You can do a sour mash, but it will be more like a berlinerweiss than a lambic. Add the fruit in secondary, as Bobby said.


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