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Posted in thread: Adding valine to wort to reduce diacetyl production on 12-13-2013 at 08:42 PM
Valine is a negative feedback inhibitor for acetolactate synthase.
Posted in thread: Adding valine to wort to reduce diacetyl production on 12-13-2013 at 03:37 PM
I added all 3 branched chain amino acids and pantothenate. All of those things are further down
the pathway of the enzyme which produces acetolactate, so by adding all 4 things, you would in
Posted in thread: WLP299 Persica on 01-22-2013 at 05:53 AM
I brewed a Magic Hat clone with apricots instead of the artificial flavoring using the Persica
yeast. It attenuated down to 1.000 with no off flavors, just a crispness with some fruit esters
and a sli...
Posted in thread: Decoction in Zanaisheff's "Brewing Classic Styles" on 01-08-2013 at 10:11 PM
I'm interested in making the bock recipe and one thing I've noticed, and more so after thumbing
through all the recipes, is that styles that traditionally include decoction mashing don't
mention it, B...
Posted in thread: Counter too much lactic acid with baking soda on 01-03-2013 at 08:29 PM
If you get some lime, sodium hydroxide, i.e. a strong base, you can use just a tiny bit of it
as opposed to a weak base like baking soda that will require considerably more.
Posted in thread: rare beer for trade on 12-30-2012 at 04:58 AM
I've got Dogfish 120 and 2009 Old Bawdy and Saint Arnold Divine #1.
Posted in thread: Oak Aged Yeti for trade on 12-30-2012 at 04:57 AM
Let me know if you'd like some of mine for some of your beer.:fro::fro::fro:
Posted in thread: Ward Labs results on 12-21-2012 at 05:06 AM
Something dark, like a stout. Your water is very alkaline, though not as crazy at the water
here at 432ppm. And our sodium is 213ppm. It's basically good for filling the toilet bowl
with.You could dil...
Posted in thread: Looking for the SRM necklace to buy? on 12-17-2012 at 12:32 AM
Plus 10 beer points for you, sir. :mug: :mug: :mug:
Posted in thread: Looking for the SRM necklace to buy? on 12-16-2012 at 11:17 PM
This is sort of related to homebrewing. I'm trying to find a place to buy those necklace things
that I've seen judges wear that show the SRM range. They're probably about 3-4 feet around,
make of some...