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Title: Pitching Rates and Ester Formation
Post by: thcipriani on November 22, 2012, 01:48:52 PM
Couple of well-done experiments with ambiguous results:
http://www.endoc.net/PDF2/0451.pdf
http://www.brewery.org/brewery/library/EstFormAW0696.html

Anyone ever buy any esters? Just curious:
http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/product/ALDRICH/W244902?lang=en&region=US

Weizen need more banana? It's Kosher!
http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/product/aldrich/w205508?lang=en&region=US
Title: Re: Pitching Rates and Ester Formation
Post by: dimik on November 22, 2012, 03:30:07 PM
Nice writeups.

As for Sigma products, as far as I know they don't sell to individuals.
Title: Re: Pitching Rates and Ester Formation
Post by: jjflash on November 24, 2012, 08:15:13 AM
Enjoyed the read.

Brewers on both sides of this fence:
More yeast, less oxygen.
Less yeast, more oxygen.

I believe the answer is complex.
There are more than these two adjustable variables significantly involved in the final equation.