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Posted in thread: Using Olive oil instead of Oxygen on 05-27-2011 at 04:09 AM
Olive oil contains unsaturated fatty acids as does many yeast nutrient packages. There may be
some scientific basis for the olive oil addition. I say give it a try.
Posted in thread: Using Olive oil instead of Oxygen on 05-22-2011 at 03:27 PM
I wouldn't say pointless. It at least shows that the non-aerated beer tasted better and the oil
did not affect head retention which was the main point. Does the olive oil help the yeast at
all? I am n...
Posted in thread: Using Olive oil instead of Oxygen on 05-22-2011 at 03:31 AM
Here is a good experiment showing the merits of using olive oil vs oxygen aeration. have
personally used olive oil without any issues. One drop of olive oil when hydrating the dry
yeast works great. ...
Posted in thread: Beer in my primary too long - repitch? on 03-16-2010 at 01:39 AM
Due to an injury, I ended up with a batch sitting in the primary for about 2 months and 1 week.
I decided to bottle after purging some of the gas through the airlock and it smelled great
(pressed on t...