Colony morphology photos

The Many Faces of Brettanomyces

Giant Colony Morphologies When I undertook this project I never imagined the microbiology involved and the hours I would spend in the lab just to get this project off the ground. Three months in the lab culturing organisms so far and I have found that just working with Brettanomyces spp. on various media agars can […]

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Two for One Brettanomyces Strains

The “Drie” strain(s) As can be seen from reading through the blog, I have been repeatedly culturing what I thought was a single Brettanomyces strain acquired from the dregs of a bottle of Avery’s 15th Anniversary ale. The strain they used for the 100% Brettanomyces fermentation is referred to as “Drie“, as it was cultured […]

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