Video Tip: Get Creative with Farmhouse Fermentations

In this clip from his video course, Jester King’s Jeff Stuffings discusses the wide range of possibilities—pure cultures, bottle dregs, native yeasts, and more—when it comes to choosing yeast and/or bacteria to ferment your farmhouse-inspired beers.

Jeff Stuffings Sep 1, 2021

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Austin’s Jester King is one of the most revered farmhouse breweries in North America, with its focus on taking advantage of its terroir to produce highly drinkable saisons and other rustic ales. One of its best-known beers is Le Petit Prince, a table-strength saison packed with flavor despite being a quencher below 3 percent ABV.

In the information-packed 98-minute video course, Jester King founder Jeff Stuffings goes into great detail on their approach to brewing delicious, characterful farmhouse ales firmly rooted in their place. He explains how they manage their mixed house yeast culture—and how to develop your own. Among other topics, he also discusses building character and balance into lower-strength saisons and table beers.

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