MTF Funklandia Mega Blend
Availability: One Time Only!
Source: A “living” culture blend propagated from bottled dregs sourced from the Milk The Funk bottle share held June 29, 2018 at Homebrew Con in Portland.
Milk The Funk Mega Blend Year 3!
This year’s Annual Homebrew Con Milk The Funk Meet Up & Bottle Share was crazy fun. Held immediately after the Sour Power Spontaneous Fermentation panel, a massive number of MTFers popped bottles of their innovative homemade sour and funky beers (including multiple NHC medal winners). A wide array of different mixed culture beer dregs went into this blend, ensuring this year’s release will be just as nuanced as Baltifunk (2016) & Funkapolis (2017).
Read more about the Milk The Funk Mega Blend in the July/August 2018 issue of Zymurgy, “The Place of Brewing: Going Wild with the Great Brettanomyces Megablend”.
This blend likely contains a unique collection of Saccharomyces, Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus, Pediococcus, among other random microbes contributed by Milk the Funk members.
No further homebrew culture props will be produced after this one-time pre-sale. Warning: No results can be guaranteed. This blend has not been tested by Bootleg Biology.
This culture is available for pre-sale July 9 to July 15. All orders with Homebrew Cultures will ship the week of July 30 or August 6. You will receive a shipment confirmation with tracking number when your order goes out.
Please note that temperatures may very wildly during shipment and after delivery. We highly recommend shipping to a person/location that can immediately refrigerate the culture once delivered.
Before ordering, please read Bootleg Biology’s homebrew culture shipping policy. By ordering cultures, you are agreeing to this policy. Thank you!
- Type: Yeast & Lactic Acid Bacteria blend. Saccharomyces, Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus, Pediococcus, and other wild variants.
- Pitching Rate: Directly pitchable into 5 gallons of 1.050 or lower wort
- Estimated Attenuation: 96%-100%
- Estimated Final pH: 3.2-3.5
- Flavor/Aroma Profile: Funky, Sour; varies batch-to-batch
- Flocculation: Low to medium; Higher with prolonged aging
- Recommended Fermentation Temperature:
- For quick souring (less than 3 months): 70-80ºF
- For gradual souring: below 70ºF
Product Category: Dusty Bottoms Collection™
The Dusty Bottoms Collection™ is our 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.
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