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how does light affects yeasts

While that paper is interesting. I think it applies more for ethanol production as a fuel rather than beer. While light can effect yeast In good and bad ways, In general light is bad for beer. This ...
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Possible to de-oxygenate and de-skunk a beer?

I think that's sort of like reversing a piece of wood in a fire being burnt. The beer has gone through chemical changes- it's nontrivial to reverse them. I'm not aware of any commercial or home-scale ...
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how does light affects yeasts

While light might have a slight effect on cell growth, the question is whether or not it's worth the hassle. Keeping in mind that if this were a good idea, commercial breweries would have adopted the ...
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Possible to de-oxygenate and de-skunk a beer?

Cardboard flavours are not the result of oxygenation but of oxidation. Oxygen has chemically bonded to chemical compounds in the beer and permanently changed them. While this process should reversible ...
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how does light affects yeasts

It may be a good idea to use red light in your yeast starters when you have the most cell growth. Using it in primary may over populate your batch by diverting glucose that would have gone to EtOH ...
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