Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Last Sponsor Giveaway of the Year!

Come Enter the BrewDeals/FastFerment Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > What to expect while making starter from jolly pumpkin dregs ?
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-13-2013, 10:29 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 18
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default What to expect while making starter from jolly pumpkin dregs ?

I have been attempting to grow up dregs from a jolly pumpkin ES Bam. I pitched in dregs from two bottles. After four days of no activity in the starter flask, all of a sudden the fermentation takes off vigorously with huge amount of bubbling and krausen in the airlock (still going). The fermenting starter wort smells sweet with fruit like notes.
As I understand from reading about JP dregs that they are a mixture of various brett yeasts. Does it also contain their primary yeast WL550? If I let the starter sit log enough, will the ratio of the bugs in it change and will eventually the bugs that create the typical JP funkiness dominate and get enriched?

ssray2000 is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Will all Jolly Pumpkin dregs have the same wild yeast? Bheher Fermentation & Yeast 1 07-27-2012 03:48 PM
Jolly Pumpkin dregs & Barleywine beerandloathinginaustin Lambic & Wild Brewing 10 07-14-2012 03:09 AM
Pitchin' Dregs from Jolly Pumpkin mydementia Lambic & Wild Brewing 16 06-21-2011 04:46 AM
What is this on top of my Jolly Pumpkin dregs? Pics elproducto Lambic & Wild Brewing 10 06-10-2011 04:58 PM
Culturing Dregs from Jolly Pumpkin Bsquared Lambic & Wild Brewing 15 04-27-2011 04:37 PM

Newest Threads