Topic: Aeration

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Aerating With Oxygen

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Before jumping into the mechanics of oxygenation, I want to touch on oxygenation versus aeration. Yeast require oxygen to grow since oxygen is a component of healthy cellular membranes. When brewing fermentations

Wort Aeration

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Aeration can be done immediately before adding your yeast or right after, but you don’t want to aerate your wort until it is cooled to fermentation temperature. Aerating hot wort can lead to unwanted color pick-up and decreased solubility.

Over-Oxygenation of Wort

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I have been writing this column for nearly 18 years and I think I have been writing about the importance of wort aeration for nearly the same time period. While oxygen is

Testing Dissolved Oxygen

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In brewing, dissolved oxygen (DO) is measured for two reasons. The first is to determine that sufficient oxygen is dissolved in wort to initiate a clean, vigorous fermentation. The second is to


Oxygenation

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Human beings require air to breathe and sustain life. The air we breathe is composed of approximately 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, 0.93% argon, 0.039% carbon dioxide, and 0.031% other gasses. Although oxygen

Brewing with Dehusked Dark Malt

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Whether it was bread or beer that convinced our ancestors to trade in their nomadic wandering to tend fields of grass; grain and human culture are as linked as hops and IPA.

Easy Aeration

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The low-cost method I described uses a tee where the wort flows horizontally into the center branch of the tee and down from the bottom leg. As liquid flows through the tee,

Oxygen Quality

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The Wiz answers questions about oxygen quality, not removing the trub and recipe formulation.

Brewing While Camping

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I love the adventurous spirit of the West. Add this to the reflex for creative thinking common to homebrewers and out comes Gabe’s Nuts and Berries Trail Ale. I must admit that

Aerating Wort Techniques

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Your chilled wort needs oxygen to keep the yeast healthy — here’s how to deliver it.


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