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Old 07-08-2012, 06:08 AM   #1
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Default Will sour beers sour in the bottle?

I'm just curious if a 7 month old Flanders Red would continue to sour in the bottle after the pellicle falls.

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Old 07-08-2012, 06:47 PM   #2
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Yeah. You might even see a pellicle reform in the bottle. I don't see the beer getting more sour but once it gets under pressure the brett character really seems to intensify -- in a good way.

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Old 07-08-2012, 09:15 PM   #3
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what ram said... I've had multiple beers increase in character in the bottle and brett especially comes out after bottle aging.

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Old 07-08-2012, 10:31 PM   #4
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I know the old (C&C, bottle conditioned) La Folie bottles got much more sour with age.

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