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not brewing yeast but . . .
« on: November 27, 2011, 12:27:43 AM »
A friend sent me this article, it's very cool.

http://www.wired.com/magazine/2011/05/ff_angelsshare/all/1
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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2011, 06:25:10 AM »
Thanks.  That was interesting.
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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2011, 06:32:39 AM »
Good read. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2011, 07:39:24 AM »
Interesting - the ttrees right outside the Jack Daniels fermenting building are also covered with a black fungus.
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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2011, 07:44:40 AM »
I get a black fungus inside my converted freezer/fermentation chamber. I wonder if its the same thing?
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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2011, 10:51:57 AM »
interesting, but the article makes it sound as if it was a big mystery. this certainly sounds like the same black mold that is found around whisky aging warehouses in Scotland. always has been & is well known.
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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2011, 01:44:44 PM »
interesting, but the article makes it sound as if it was a big mystery. this certainly sounds like the same black mold that is found around whisky aging warehouses in Scotland. always has been & is well known.

apparently not that well known. It may have been known about but it sounds like it had never been correctly identified or named. a new genus is a pretty big deal!
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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2011, 02:57:03 PM »
That was pretty neat.  Who knew fungus could be such an interesting topic.

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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2011, 10:12:44 PM »
Who knew fungus could be such an interesting topic.
What?! ;)
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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2011, 10:24:00 PM »
I realized what I had said after I posted it.  I figured I would leave it since it was kinda funny.  ;D

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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2011, 10:25:46 PM »
What's not funny about fungus? :D

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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2011, 10:41:09 PM »
I realized what I had said after I posted it.  I figured I would leave it since it was kinda funny.  ;D
I thought it was funny :)
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Re: not brewing yeast but . . .
« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2011, 07:26:51 AM »
Neat article.  We should into the castle cellars in France where Cognac is aged :-)
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