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Old 06-17-2009, 07:23 PM   #1
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has anyone tried using wlp565 saison and then belgian sour mix 1?


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Depending on how you do it, it could be very cool. If you were looking for a less-sour beer, you could pitch the saison yeast, let it do its thing, then add the 655.

However, if you want a relatively sour beer, I would think that adding the 565 at the same time as the 655 would be a waste of the 565...given that the 655 already has a belgian ale yeast in the mix, I don't know if the 565 would really add that much to the beer.

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Keep in mind Brett will process much of the esters and phenols produced by the yeast, so you will lose much of the saison character over time.

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Old 06-17-2009, 09:49 PM   #4
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I'm planning something similarly dubious:


No matter what I'm sure it'll be nice and funky.

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I just did one with Saison 568 and Brett Lambic blend (which I had sitting around)... I need to bottle it soon... but as said earlier it is missing quite a bit of the "saison-esque" esters and phenols.

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