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  • Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 12-15-2014 at 06:09 PM
    a new analysis indicating that Trois is a sacch: interesting take-away i got is that while
    it's a sacch, it may or may not be cerevisiae:That's my post! I should clarify though that the
    total amount...

  • Posted in thread: Add custom event to beersmith timer? on 11-05-2014 at 05:44 PM
    Cool, thanx!Bryan

  • Posted in thread: Mixing Lacto Strains? on 11-04-2014 at 04:01 PM
    It will be fine. Sour brewers mix together different sour mixes, bottle dregs, etc all the time
    with great success. Most likely one strain will become dominant (i.e. because it grows faster,
    or makes ...

  • Posted in thread: aging many years -question on 10-31-2014 at 02:23 AM
    Looks like you got every reply but the one you are looking for. Designing a beer that can age
    for 16 years is quite a challenge. About the only style of beer intended for this kind of aging
    are Englis...

  • Posted in thread: Need Advice on yeast banking on 10-28-2014 at 04:43 PM
    I maintain a large yeast bank (>150 strains) and have written a number of articles on banking
    in my blog (link in my sig). Without a picture it is hard to say what is happening in your
    starter, but it...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Propagation on 10-23-2014 at 12:53 PM
    I can see why that would be confusing. The part that was missing from the article is that the
    amount of growth possible is pretty much directly related to the total amount of sugars (i.e.
    energy) avai...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Propagation on 10-23-2014 at 01:15 AM
    You've got it backwards; because of the crabtree effect, saccharomyces will not engage in
    respiration (breakdown of sugars using oxygen, producing water, CO2 and ~36 units of energy
    [ATP]) and instead...

  • Posted in thread: Alternatives for yeast nutrients? on 10-23-2014 at 12:09 AM
    You can add some Marmite: cheap and edible too.Let agree to disagree...

  • Posted in thread: Building a home QC lab... questions on 10-22-2014 at 12:41 PM
    I realize you were not expecting to reuse the membrane, I was simply pointing out that Whatman
    still makes the (single-use) membranes for the reusable filter cartridges/apparati. If you look
    at their ...

  • Posted in thread: Building a home QC lab... questions on 10-22-2014 at 01:41 AM
    Recommendations on the membrane filtration apparatus? Reusable preferred... for the Nalgene all
    I found were disposable. What type filter material? 45um pore diameter right? Hand vacuum pump
    ok?What f...

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