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Offline fakr

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Yeast washing with Chlorine Dioxide
« on: January 10, 2013, 04:39:26 PM »
I found a very interesting article on washing yeast slurries with Chlorine Dioxide as opposed to the typical phosphoric acid.

http://www.birkocorp.com/brewery/white- ... e-dioxide/

Seems to do as good a job as acid, but retains most of the yeast's viability, unlike the acid wash.

Good read.  I'd be interested to hear what Thomas has to say.
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Re: Yeast washing with Chlorine Dioxide
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2013, 04:59:19 PM »
Interesting - I've not come across washing with anything other than water before.
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Re: Yeast washing with Chlorine Dioxide
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2013, 07:43:58 PM »
Here's another article on the site about using Chlorine Dioxide for post rinse sanitizing too.

http://www.birkocorp.com/brewery/white- ... its-a-gas/
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