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How much B. linens in sprays?
« on: April 03, 2015, 09:24:19 AM »
Quick question: for washed rinds, what's the ratio of b.linens to water? Caldwell says add linens to salt water or cells will rupture but doesn't specify how much linens to add.

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Re: How much B. linens in sprays?
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2015, 10:21:00 AM »
I personally don't use linens powder, all of my cheeses get linens whether I encourage it or not, although it took a bit to get to this point. But if you want to be absolutely sure, and add it, then a small pinch in whatever water you have should suffice. If you follow Alpkäserei's instructions, though, you should get it.
It's probably a pathogen.

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Re: How much B. linens in sprays?
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2015, 02:01:50 PM »
Generally 1/16 teaspoon (pinch) b.linens to 1 cup of non-chlorinated water.  This wash should be good for 2 weeks or 3 at most.
Then you will need to make fresh.

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Re: How much B. linens in sprays?
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2015, 08:46:27 PM »
Excellent! Thank you

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Re: How much B. linens in sprays?
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2015, 01:42:32 PM »
I should have said  1/16 teaspoon B. Linens into 1 cup of 3% brine MADE WITH NON-CHLORINATED WATER.

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Re: How much B. linens in sprays?
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2015, 09:46:01 PM »
I understood  :D