Brettanomyces Lambicus. A Wild yeast isolated from Belgian lambic beers. Produces a pie cherry like flavor and sourness along with distinct brett character. Ferments best in worts with reduced pH after primary fermentation has begun and may form pelicle in bottles or casks.
Works best in conjunction with other yeast and lactic bacteria to produce the classic Belgian character. Generally requires 3-6 months of aging to fully develop flavor characteristics. Flocculation: medium, apparent Attenuation: low, 60-75 deg. F.