hist-brewing: Methanol

bjm10 at cornell.edu bjm10 at cornell.edu
Tue Dec 7 11:14:02 PST 1999

On Tue, 7 Dec 1999, David McCarty wrote:

> It comes from the fermentation of wood.  just don't forget to remove your
> stirring spoon.

Likewise, if one is using S. cerivasiae or S. carlsbergensis, one needn't 
worry too much.  The physiological pathway of MeOH production is somewhat 
different from that of EtOH.  Just don't toss any Pichia sp. into the tun.

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