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Wyeast 5526 Brett Lambicus

Item #: 5526XL
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The Brett strain known for its pie cherry sourness, a perfect strain to blend into sours of all kinds!

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Brettanomyces Lambicus, like many of Wyeast's wild yeast strains, comes from a Belgian brewery. Its dominant aromatic component is a very distinctive sour pie cherry, which comes through in the nose and on the palate, together with traditional leathery Brett notes. The character that this strain of Brett produces are highly sought after and go well in many different sour beers, especially fruit lambics. It works best in conjunction with other yeasts and bacteria in a blend, creating an unparalleled Belgian sour profile. Wyeast recommends conditioning with Brett Lambicus for 3 to 6 months to fully develop its unique flavor and aroma properties.

Warm Weather Shipping Notice

During the hot summer months we include complimentary ice packs with ALL liquid yeast orders, but cannot guarantee that the ice packs will stay cold during transit, and thus the yeast can potentially be exposed to hot temperatures. We highly recommend ordering dry yeast during the summer months or if you are ordering from a warmer climate.

Yeast Specifications


Temperature Range: 60-75 F (15-24 C)
Flocculation: Medium
Cell Count: 100 Billion
Attenuation: Very High
Alcohol Tolerance: 12% ABV
Typical Styles: Berliner Weisse, Flanders Red Ale, Fruit Lambic, Gueuze, Straight (Unblended) Lambic.

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