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Old 11-12-2012, 12:47 AM   #1
Dec 2009
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I had a sour experiment that didn't work out well due to the wort (really poor 2nd runnings from another beer) that was fermented with us-04 and then had dregs from various wild beers poured into it. I've read that it's fine to re-pitch on some of the wild/sour blends you can buy from wyeast and white labs but what about a us-04 cake mixed with dregs? Would I have to possibly re-pitch some clean yeast to get things going?

This beer has been sitting for about 6 months so I'd like to dump it and then put a fresh batch of wort into the carboy and see what happens.

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Old 11-12-2012, 12:50 AM   #2
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Go for it. Add some good quality yeast nutes, aerate the crap out of it and roust up the yeast. See what happens.
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Old 11-12-2012, 12:54 AM   #3
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Maybe you could piss in it to sterilize all the crap in there....

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Old 11-13-2012, 03:01 PM   #4
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go for it. I just did this with a gose that I pitched onto a BW cake make with lacto and 3191. Hope it works!!

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Old 07-10-2013, 11:18 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by cardinalsfan View Post
go for it. I just did this with a gose that I pitched onto a BW cake make with lacto and 3191. Hope it works!!
How did this turn out, I have a 3191 going right now.

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