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Funk Weapon #1 Yeast from Bootleg Biology

Funk Weapon #1 (BB0022)

From: Bootleg Biology
Type: Yeast  •  Packet: Liquid
Species: Brettanomyces bruxellensis

This rare, and commercially unavailable yeast isolate, produces pungent horse blanket and fresh leather aromas. Perfect for breaking out the funk in farmhouse-style beers.Funk Weapon #1 is featured in the Trinity & Epic Brewing collaboration Wild Apple Saison, and Trinity's Magical Brettanomyces Tour #4.

#Horse Blanket  #Fresh Leather  

Brewing Properties of Funk Weapon #1

The functional properties of brewing yeasts have a direct impact on the performance, quality and economics of the resulting beer.

Alcohol Tolerance
The alcohol tolerance determines the ABV at which yeast cells go dormant and stop fermenting.
Medium%
Attenuation
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
80-95%
Flocculation
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
Low
Optimal Temperature
The optimal temperature is the range in which the yeast performs best without putting off any off-flavors. Pitching the yeast into wort usually happens at the low end of the temperature range.
65-75° F
(18-24° C)

Common Beer Styles using Funk Weapon #1

These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the Funk Weapon #1 yeast:

Saison


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