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Lactobacillus Brevis - JY-LBREV

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L. brevis is not as hop sensitive as L. plantarum, but it is heterofermentative (meaning it produces CO2 and ehtanol/acetate besides lactate). 

It is a very reliable bacterium for the production of pleasant sour wort. 

The optimal temperature is a little lower than L. plantarum. A combination of both L. brevis and L. plantarum (and L. acidophilus and L. delbrueckii) gives the brewer more activity at a broader temperature range resulting in a more reliable souring. 

L. brevis is a probiotic organims and is also known as Levilactobacillus brevis.

A perfect substitution for White Labs WLP672 Lactobacillus brevis

Jasper Yeast Packets are suitable for up to a 10 gallon batch with a single pitch with a starting gravity of >1.055. They contain at least 200 Billion yeast cells.

Styles: Bacteria
Origin: USA
Temperature Range: 80-95°F (26-35°C)
Alcohol Tolerance: 8-10%
Flocculation: Very Low (Dusty)

At Jasper Yeast Labs they grow three species of lactic acid bacteria, namely L. plantarum, L. brevis, and L. acidophilus. Blends of these organims to enable a more robust souring potential over a larger temperature range is definietly possible.