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Which is the most practical & effective way to aerate Wort or equivalent?

Agitation - Shake Carboy
9 (23.7%)
Injection - Air Stone with pure O2
19 (50%)
Injection - Air Stone with pure room air
2 (5.3%)
Splashing - Pour through sanitized wire mess strainer or equivalent
3 (7.9%)
Olive Oil - Pin drop per 5 gallons
1 (2.6%)
Packet Yeast - No Aeration Needed, Yeast Already Sterol Rich
1 (2.6%)
I never worry about it - works out fine
3 (7.9%)

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Best Way to Aerate Wort
« on: September 11, 2016, 11:16:12 PM »
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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2016, 11:58:39 PM »
Dude, stop posting links to your blog without contributing in other threads.

This technique is also bunk that was not meant for beer production and has been disproven many times over. Grady himself had said it was misinterpreted by the Homebrew community.

Good job summarizing an 8 year old article. What's next, hops help keep bacteria at bay?

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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2016, 11:58:50 PM »
Significantly higher esters? No thanks.  I will use my oxygenation kit. Using olive oil will also increase the calorie count and our beers don't need any help in that department.


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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2016, 11:59:26 PM »
Dude, stop posting links to your blog without contributing in other threads.

This technique is also bunk that was not meant for beer production and has been disproven many times over. Grady himself had said it was misinterpreted by the Homebrew community.

Good job summarizing an 8 year old article. What's next, hops help keep bacteria at bay?
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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2016, 12:01:07 AM »
Dude, stop posting links to your blog without contributing in other threads.

This technique is also bunk that was not meant for beer production and has been disproven many times over. Grady himself had said it was misinterpreted by the Homebrew community.

Good job summarizing an 8 year old article. What's next, hops help keep bacteria at bay?



Nice work, you beat me to it. Next thing you know, we'll hear that we don't need to do a secondary.
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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2016, 12:20:48 AM »
Nice work, you beat me to it. Next thing you know, we'll hear that we don't need to do a secondary.

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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2016, 01:42:55 AM »
Nice work, you beat me to it. Next thing you know, we'll hear that we don't need to do a secondary.

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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2016, 02:06:00 AM »
Nice work, you beat me to it. Next thing you know, we'll hear that we don't need to do a secondary.

What next, are you going to tell me I should stop using Netscape...
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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2016, 02:23:46 PM »
I rack with aeration and then create a vortex in the carboy, so called shaking.

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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2016, 02:36:20 PM »
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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2016, 03:25:22 PM »
See Olive Oil Information here:

https://havencrest-microbrewery.blogspot.com/2016/09/olive-oil-vs-aerating-wort.html

Olive oiul had been completely debunked as an "aeration" method.
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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2016, 04:11:27 PM »
Sorry it took so long to vote I had to wait for a new AOL disk. 
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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2016, 04:39:15 PM »
Voted via carrier pigeon but it doesn't look like he's shown up yet - must be a headwind.  So I checked one of the choices and submitted just to be safe.
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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #13 on: September 12, 2016, 09:38:14 PM »
Isn't aeration not all that necessary if you pitch enough healthy yeast?
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Re: Best Way to Aerate Wort
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2016, 02:31:12 PM »
Isn't aeration not all that necessary if you pitch enough healthy yeast?

That's my take...  Also a non-issue with dry yeast. 
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