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Re: Fermentation

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  • ballard_bootlegger
    Ha! I wish I could eat sugar and shit whisky.
    Message 1 of 18 , Jan 23, 2013
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      Ha! I wish I could eat sugar and shit whisky.

      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Ackland, Tony (CALNZAS)" wrote:
      > I couldn't not pass this on ...
      > posted by Mark Tumarkin to
      > the Homebrew Digest ...
      > "Beer yeast, when dispersed in water, breaks down into
      > an infinite number of small spheres. If these spheres are
      > transferred to an aqueous solution of sugar they develop into small
      > animals. They
      > are endowed with a sort of suction trunk with which they gulp up the
      > sugar from the solution. Digestion is immediately and clearly
      > recognizable because of the discharge if excrements. These animals
      > evacuate
      > ethyl alcohol from their bowels and carbon dioxide from their urinary
      > organs. Thus one can observe how a specifically lighter fluid is exuded
      > from the anus and rises vertically whereas a stream of carbon dioxide is
      > ejected at very short intervals from their enormously large genitals."
      > by Fredrich Woehier and Justus Von Liebig
      > Published in the annals of Chemistry Volume 29, 1839
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