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Old 08-11-2011, 02:40 PM   #41
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Good question. Maybe bubble wrap a couple up really good then a "priority mail box" from the post office?

Let me get this bottled up, carbbed, then we will set something up.
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:21 PM   #42
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I added 8oz lactose sugar to try to give a *little* residual sweetness.
Wait, I thought that Brett & bugs can eat lactose? I know they can eat Malto-D. Can someone chime in on whether they eat lactose just as easily?
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:39 PM   #43
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Wait, I thought that Brett & bugs can eat lactose? I know they can eat Malto-D. Can someone chime in on whether they eat lactose just as easily?
Some strains of Brett/Lacto can, some can't. Chad Yakobson found that Brett C has the enzyme to break the bond, but that most of the Lambic strains B/L do not. No way to be sure without adding some and waiting.
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Old 02-04-2012, 04:50 PM   #44
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Or have her put a spoonful of sugar in the glass before pouring it.
I like this method although I make a simple syrup to avoid foaming. I was also told once by a pro brewer that if your adding maltodextrin at any stage to give it at least 3 months before bottling.

 
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