Re-Aerate When Pitching New Yeast & Adding Fruit (Lambic)
Ok, so I am "attempting" my first Lambic. I brewed it up this morning and pitched US-05 for the first phase of fermentation. After that has completed I will be racking onto 46oz of Raspberry Puree and my pitching Belgian Lambic Blend Yeast (wyeast).
My question is... Is it ok to re-aerate after racking onto the raspberries and pitching my liquid yeast? I believe that it would be OK because the new yeast/bacteria will go through there own fermentation cycle and will need available oxygen to do so...and will ultimately purge the carboy of all oxygen. Is this correct?
Last edited by BradleyBrew; 08-29-2011 at 08:58 PM.
Reason: cant type, spell, or read lol
Don't aerate. The sour bugs in that mix don't like oxygen, and may even be killed by it.
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