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de-foaming agent Simethicone

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  • Robert Hubble
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    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 25, 2006
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      Zymurgy Bob, a simple potstiller




      >From: "Peter Angus" <peterangus@...>
      >Reply-To: Distillers@yahoogroups.com
      >To: <distillers@yahoogroups.com>
      >Subject: [Distillers] de-foaming agent Simethicone
      >Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 15:48:13 +1000
      >
      >Hello all,
      >
      >I thought others might be interested in a de-foaming agent I found to be
      >effective. Using 100mg in 16L of molasses wash, I was able to multiply the
      >energy input by 4 or 5 and still keep the foam down. If you've ever tried
      >to
      >run a molasses wash (1 part molasses to 4 parts water before fermenting)
      >then you know how bad it foams!
      >
      >Has anyone else tried Simethicone?
      >
      >This agent is found here in Oz in products such as de-gas (for stomach
      >wind)
      >and also infacol (infant wind drops). I haven't tried to find other
      >products
      >as we happened to have these here at home, but I'm sure there'd be others.
      >
      >It would be interesting to see how much is required. 100mg in 16L worked,
      >but I suspect a lower dose would be enough. Although I haven't tried that
      >yet.
      >
      >Cheers
      >Peter
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