Bootleg Biology BB0035C Funk Weapon #2 Brettanomyces Yeast

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Funk Weapon™ Series: #2

This rare, and commercially unavailable yeast isolate is perfect for 100% Brettanomyces fermentations, especially Brett IPAs. Amplifies citrus and tropical fruit-forward hop flavors and aromas into a punchy ripeness. With extended time under CO2 pressure, pineapple and tropical fruit aromas will be more pronounced. Great for maintaining the nuance of hops in beer with better keeping qualities than a Brewer’s Yeast fermentation.

You can’t make every style of beer with one or two strains of brewer’s yeast, so why would you only use only one or two strains for your funky beers? This is the second release in the Dusty Bottoms Collection’s ongoing Funk Weapon Series of unique, rare Brettanomyces and Brett-like wild yeast cultures.

BB0035C Funk Weapon #2 Yeast Description:

  • Flavor/Aroma: Strong Ripe Fruit, Tropical
  • Attenuation: 80 - 95%
  • Flocculation: Low to Medium
  • Final pH: 3.9 - 4.4
  • Source: Family-owned brewery producing Gueuze in West Flanders, Belgium.

This culture is part of Bootleg's Dusty Bottoms Collection™, and is their ode to unique and hard-to-find cultures sourced from commercial fermentations. As much as we love local yeast, there are just some flavors and aromas that can’t be reproduced by plucking yeast out of thin air. Many of these cultures have been used for generations to make some of the most consistently wonderful beverages in the world. Whether it’s brewer’s yeast, Brettanomyces, or Lactobacillus…these aren’t Local Yeast by our definition, but certainly were local at one time.

From crispy lagers and juicy IPAs to complex mixed fermentations, Bootleg Biology has a culture for every brew. 

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