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    Forgotten Sour

    I have a sour beer in my basement that I forgot about for three years. It smells kind of awesome. I am thinking about bottling 3 gallons out of 5 and doing a new sour using the dregs from this batch. A. What are the bottling process for this? I have never bottled a sour so I’m new to...
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    In what ways does yeast absorb or interfere with flavors/aromas?

    A couple sources told me that flavors and aromas may be volatile, and can be blown off with the CO₂ if the flavor is added during primary. For instance, I understand oak is usually added to mead after primary. Fruit is often added in secondary, as are dry hops. Supposedly these aromas would be...