Whats everyones thoughts on a Rogue wild ale being brewed wit wild yeast from the head brewers beard

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by ADZA, Jun 26, 2012.

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  1. ADZA

    ADZA Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2009 Australia

    And seriously this is true i just thought its a weird idea for a beer and i love my Wild Ales?
     
  2. scmorgan

    scmorgan Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2005 Australia

    Would hold more cred if it came from his cycling nicks ...
     
  3. foles

    foles Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2007 Australia

    Awesome - Obviously they cultured it after he just come back from walking in the Oregon countryside, and he rinsed his beard in starsan iprior to heading out!
     
  4. vivasbeer

    vivasbeer Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2012 Michigan

    Now that's a whole new level of Funk....
     
  5. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Champion (893) Dec 29, 2006 Australia
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    I'd definitely prefer it to beer made with yeast from this beard



    But sounds more like a media stunt than anything else.
     
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  6. Jacksonsbeerreviews

    Jacksonsbeerreviews Initiate (0) Jun 10, 2012

    idk i think its kinda weird but hey it mightbe a decent beer.
     
  7. spicelab

    spicelab Crusader (773) Nov 6, 2009 Australia
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    I'd feel better about it if the yeast ferments at high temperatures.
     
  8. danieelol

    danieelol Savant (955) Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    rofl I'm literally watching this movie right now...weird coincidence.
     
  9. MADhombrewer

    MADhombrewer Initiate (0) Jun 4, 2008 Oregon

    Brewdog anyone?
     
  10. davey101

    davey101 Meyvn (1,080) Apr 14, 2009 Connecticut
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    It should be a wild ale DFH collab featuring cherries smashed with Sam's bocce ball. Garrett Oliver can age the beer on "oxford companion" book staves.
     
  11. ADZA

    ADZA Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2009 Australia

    MrKennedy thats funny now that would a whole lot of different Funk lol,and yeah they cultured it well white labs did and not sure about cycling knicks haha
     
  12. joecast

    joecast Meyvn (1,115) Jun 30, 2003 Australia

    Don't care if it turn out great, I won't be drinking it. And I'll drink a lot of crazy beers.
     
  13. MordeciaFunk

    MordeciaFunk Initiate (0) Feb 14, 2012 Australia

    Publicity stunt. Saying that it's got us talking about it, so job done. It will sell out and then we will see it on ebay for lots of cash. I wouldn't actively seek it our, but I would try it if given an opportunity.

    I hope Australian breweries start doing it as well. Mt Goat can use yeast from Merv Hughes' moustache, Moo Brew can use Boonie's and Coopers should have based their anniversary beer around yeast from the band, The Beards. They are three beverages I would most certainly buy.
     
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