So... bakers yeast

Discuss fermentation, different types of wash, etc
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Re: So... bakers yeast

Post by Mash » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:14 am

I am not going to disagree about chlorine BUT thorough rinsing is essential

Chlorine can be a precursor to trichloroanisole (TCA) a very powerful chemical that it can cause musty aromas and flavors in wines. It reacts with organismic substances - sugar - kale - yeast - lentils - privit - trub etc. (but not tigers :D )

I mentioned it 'cos we are talking about leaving washes too long before running (un-managed wines) Normally not an issue for washes but is for wine & beer. So a make anything-with-yeast-in-it-aholic I steer clear.

As for sloshing it about - Think lacto et al are airborne - be properly careful before misting with bleach :LOL:
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Re: So... bakers yeast

Post by Curmudgeon » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:51 am

We are kinda contradicting ourselves and each other, so ...

Bleach will work but I wouldn't use it in a baby's bottle regardless of rinsing.

I frequently don't sterilise at all any more for sugar washes to go in my still(s). Rinse and repeat.

I do always sterilise for beer and wine and maybe unnesescarily (however that is spelt) for pot still stuff where the fermenting vessel has been sitting for a bit.
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Re: So... bakers yeast

Post by Mash » Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:15 am

Curmudgeon wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:51 am


Bleach will work but I wouldn't use it in a baby's bottle regardless of rinsing.

That sums it up nicely...
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Re: So... bakers yeast

Post by Easydrinker » Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:23 pm

I would use bleach in a baby's bottle.
I have railed against "Milton's formula" being a waterered down version for years.
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Re: So... bakers yeast

Post by myles » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:59 pm

Easydrinker wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:23 pm
I would use bleach in a baby's bottle.
I have railed against "Milton's formula" being a waterered down version for years.

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OK mate I am slightly confused now. I always thought Milton and Bleach were very different products.
However, the MSDS states:

Milton - Sodium Hypochlorite 12-16%
Bleach - Sodium Hypochlorite, ....% CL active, 1-5%

WTF!! Is the Chlorine the issue? Is there chlorine in Milton? I thought Milton was something different - e.g a sulphur based product like Campden tablets :?:

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Re: So... bakers yeast

Post by Easydrinker » Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:29 pm

Ha!
I have an ex-mother in law that used to remove stains from a white work-top using Milton, because it was "Safer", try that with a Campden tablet!
And Just about every butcher shop, and my dental surgery use cheap chlorine bleach.
Rinse and rinse again.
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Re: So... bakers yeast

Post by Mash » Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:43 pm

Milton is bleach is an expensive bottle, for the hard of dilution.
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Re: So... bakers yeast

Post by Easydrinker » Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:11 am

That sums it up!

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