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Old 03-03-2010, 11:05 PM   #1
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I've got a berliner weisse sitting on Wyeast Lacto and WLP001 that I plan to bottle in a few weeks. I wouldn't mind making use of the bugs for a slightly sour, slightly funky beer. Maybe add some brett?

Was thinking a simple grain bill of pilsener some wheat or rye...

Has anybody reused a Berliner Weisse cake for another style?
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Old 03-04-2010, 02:32 AM   #2
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I don't see why you couldn't. The only issue would be you don't know what percentage of that cake is yeast and what percentage is lacto.

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Old 03-04-2010, 03:16 AM   #3
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Go for it. The subsequent generations will likely have more lacto, so the beer will be really sour, which is exactly what I like.
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Old 03-05-2010, 04:44 PM   #4
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I didn't think Lacto Flocc'd out of suspension with the yeast. Interesting
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