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Old 08-09-2012, 02:30 AM   #1
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got a few bottles of Russian river (finally) and I know they use a champagne yeast to bottle most of their beers but I'm pretty sure I have heard that some of their beers are bottled with out. any idea which are bottled with out?
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Old 08-09-2012, 02:36 AM   #2
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The Consecration, second from the left, is bottled with wine yeast.
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Old 08-09-2012, 03:11 AM   #3
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Redemption and Damnation are not sour so they are probably bottled with whatever Belgian strain RR uses (550?).

 
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:47 PM   #4
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Pretty sure you can go to the RR site and get the specific batch details for bottle conditioning. At least you used to be able to.

 
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:48 PM   #5
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Supplication is a good source for bugs.
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Old 08-09-2012, 01:59 PM   #6
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Somewhere, probably here or themadfermentationist I read Supplication is the one sour of theirs not bottled with wine yeast. I stepped it up and the smell and characteristics of the sacc was pure Belgian to me. I brewed a batch using only a starter from it, but it's still hiding from me in the basement 3 months in.
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Old 08-09-2012, 02:08 PM   #7
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RR bottle logs
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Old 08-10-2012, 02:08 PM   #8
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here is the list from the mad fermentationist

http://www.themadfermentationist.com...tle-dregs.html

 
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Old 08-11-2012, 12:46 AM   #9
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i made an excellent sour with beatification dregs, stepped them up to 3 liters and pitched the whole thing into a 5 gallon beer. fantastic beer.

 
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Old 08-11-2012, 12:43 PM   #10
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I'm currently stepping up a starter made from RR Supplication /JP Oro De Calabaza dregs. there's quite a bit of yeast at the bottom of the flask. Definitely active, still waiting to see how much of it is bugs vs residual sacc

 
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