Originally Posted by petep1980
Is it seriously this slow? I took some taste and smell notes on my last gravity reading and it smells and tastes just like Orval.
I read that Orval is on Brett L for a month before bottling. Can I expect more to be done during bottling? I'm concerned if it plummets in the bottles I could get some bottle bombs.
I remember reading that also about Orval only leaving it on the brett for 4 weeks before bottling. Perhaps since they know their process they account for how much more they know the beer is going to attenuate in the bottle, and then prime accordingly so its not over-carbonated.
Since you don't have this knowledge, your best option may be to let it sit until it stops dropping.
My one and only 100% Brett. L. went from 1.054 to 1.005 in 14 days. I thought I had read elsewhere that a 100% brett beer should ferment on roughly the same timeline as a sacch beer, so its interesting to hear the guy from russian river say it should take 9-10 weeks to get full attenuation.