Homebrew Cultures Launch July 27 at Noon CT 1

It’s official: Bootleg Biology Homebrew Cultures will be on sale this Monday, July 27 at 12pm/Noon Central Time.

This is a very exciting moment for us. Thank you for being so patient while we’ve gotten everything ready for this release. Now, on to the good stuff…

Here are the four cultures that will be available:

Local Yeast Project (logo)

Local Yeast Project Cultures

S. arlingtonesis

S. arlingtonesis is our flagship Local Yeast Project strain. The very first culture added to our bank, and luckily, one of the most unique. Clean, malty, bready, light citrus. Saccharomyces-like wild yeast strain that makes a wonderful house culture.

Dusty Bottoms Collection (logo)

Dusty Bottoms Collection

Sour Solera Blend

 A “living” culture blend propagated from our carefully managed continuous solera fermentation. Contains a unique and complex mix of Saccharomyces, Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus, Pediococcus and other funky yeast and souring bacteria pulled from an active fermentation. This blend will only be available seasonally, and so will always be changing and evolving due to the nature of solera fermentations.

Funk Weapon Series: #1

Rare, and previously commercially unavailable yeast isolate. Produces pungent horse blanket and fresh leather aromas. Perfect for breaking out the funk in farmhouse-style beers.

This is the first release in the Dusty Bottoms Collection’s ongoing Funk Weapon Series of unique, rare Brettanomyces and Brett-like yeast cultures.

The Magi

Isolated from a New England brewery producing highly sought after American-style IPAs. Accentuates the ridiculous flavors and aromas of IPAs that use tropical, fruit-forward hop varieties. Subtle autumnal spice character when used in beers with restrained hops.

A Few Notes on Ordering & Shipping

Cultures will be 50ml liquid slurries inside foil packs. Just sanitize the outside, tear and pour. Starters are recommended if using as a primary fermentor.

Please read our Homebrew Culture Ordering & Shipping Policy before purchasing. Only a small number of packs will be available for sale, and when they’re gone, they’re gone. Based on response, individual cultures may be made available again at some time in the future. Each person will be able to purchase one of each available culture per week. The first cultures will be shipped out August 3rd through August 5th.

We will announce next month when the next new set of cultures will be available.

If you have any questions, please feel free to comment below.

To fermentation!



About Jeff Mello

Chief Yeast Wrangler @bootlegbiology. I play with yeast so you don't have to. You may have already met my beard.

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