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Old 08-16-2011, 05:06 PM   #1
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I just started fermenting a lambic style beer with Al B's Bug Farm 5. Was wondering if anyone knew what was in this blend? I know it changes each time, but was interested to see whats in it.

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Old 08-17-2011, 03:44 PM   #2
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Why don't you ask Al B? Here is his facebook page
http://www.facebook.com/pages/East-C...68646113149281

He is also available on http://www.babblebelt.com/ which is where many others have used his blends. Unfortunately I have not got to try any yet.

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Old 08-17-2011, 05:13 PM   #3
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Old 08-17-2011, 06:42 PM   #4
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Wow, thanks for that list. Had considered adding dregs, but that list is already a veritable whose who of organisms. Would have asked him, but do not have facebook. Already spend too much time on this site. Don't need another distraction.

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I put some in a Belgian Dark Strong about 3 months ago. Time for a sample I suppose. Thanks for reminding me!

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Would you mind sharing the results?

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Sure no problem. Long story short, half the 11 gallon batch got BugFarm 5 and the other half got a vial of Brett B & L. I'll post something when I taste them.

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I put some in a Belgian Dark Strong about 3 months ago. Time for a sample I suppose. Thanks for reminding me!
Wow, I'd be tasting that. Vinnie Cilurzo starts with a BDSA to create Consecration.
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Old 08-19-2011, 05:06 PM   #9
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I have a bottle of this waiting to be used. My patio redo is killing me! Must work on and finish patio so I can brew up many beers very soon.

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Just pitched this tonight!

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