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Posted in thread: I noobed it....165 to about 170 F mash mistake on 02-18-2012 at 06:37 PM
Are you sure its bitter from the tannins and not the hops? Freshly brewed wort, especially a
hoppy recipe tends to be terribly bitter before it has a chance to sit.
Posted in thread: SN Bigfoot takes flight on 12-11-2011 at 04:04 PM
jon- exactly, the hops almost totally fall off as the beer ages, the pleasant sweet and malty
characteristics really come to the forefront. old- I totally agree, new bigfoot is quite a
harsh beer, it ...
Posted in thread: SN Bigfoot takes flight on 12-11-2011 at 04:22 AM
Its been a while, so I thought I would jump back in with with a really arrogant thread. I moved
up to the Dartmouth/Sunapee region of NH a few months ago and I've been hanging with the Upper
Posted in thread: Feeding yeast with ethanol. . . whaat!? on 10-21-2011 at 01:00 AM
sorry I left you guys hangin, been pretty busy. Well since I was comparing an ethanol feed to a
glucose feed each had a specific feed rate. The glucose was being fed at a stepwise profile
ending with ...
Posted in thread: Feeding yeast with ethanol. . . whaat!? on 10-18-2011 at 02:33 AM
I've been running 10L fermentations at work for secreted protein production. In trying to
optimize fermentation for protein production I am comparing one with the standard glucose feed
and one with 20...
Posted in thread: a-amylaseeeeee on 10-17-2011 at 03:15 AM
its produced like any other protein, ribosomes within the cells read the mRNA and stack amino
acids until you get the full polypeptide.
Posted in thread: Growth in a bottle on 10-04-2011 at 02:30 AM
a lot of higher filamentous fungi love eating yeast, if you leave a coating at the bottom of
your bottles you end up with some pretty interesting looking stuff.
Posted in thread: Happy b-day Revvy! on 08-29-2011 at 02:51 AM
Happy Birthday! If you only had a nickel for every time you had to explain the difference
between an airlock and a hydrometer you could afford to hire underlings to brew for you!
Posted in thread: New Job Title: Fermentation Specialist on 08-17-2011 at 02:09 PM
I'm assuming you mean genetically modified, yes. From what I gather the molecular biology group
pastes in genes from all kinds of other microbes in order to come out with the right enzymes
Posted in thread: New Job Title: Fermentation Specialist on 08-16-2011 at 03:15 PM
So after graduating in May and 3 months of agonizing applications yielding no results, I
finally landed a job in this godforsaken market. The technology is cellulosic ethanol-
producing ethanol from h...