Availability: Core culture. Available with every homebrew culture presale release (3 times per year)
Source: A unique blend of wild yeast and lactic acid bacteria (LAB) curated by Black Project Spontaneous Ales in Denver, CO, USA
Available for the first time during our Spring 2022 Homebrew Presale!
Black Project Spontaneous Ales is the creator of world-class beers Dreamland, Shadow Factory, Jumpseat and Stargate.
This culture is a rare mix of microbes sourced from the Denver brewery’s coolship and wild yeast living on Colorado-grown Riesling grape skins used for beer production.
Expect a short, clean-tasting initial phase, with Brett funk and acid developing over multiple months.
Black Project Spontaneous Ales Culture is ideal for a wide range of Belgian and farmhouse ale styles like grisettes, saisons and American wild ales. Visit the official recipe page for inspiration when using this culture.
Type: Yeast & lactic acid bacteria blend.
Pitching Rate: Directly pitchable into five gallons of 1.050 or lower wort
Estimated Attenuation: 92%-98%
Estimated Final pH: 3.8-4.0
Flavor/Aroma Profile: Clean saison initial; Funky, sour with aging; varies batch-to-batch
Flocculation: Low to medium; Higher with prolonged aging
Recommended Fermentation Temperature: 65F-75F (18C-24C)
Please Note: For best results we Always recommend ordering an Ice Pack with your liquid yeast. Ice Packs can be found below in the "You might Also Need" section.