ABV ALPHA ACETOLACTATE DECARBOXYLASE
ABV Alpha Acetolactate Decarboxylase is a decarboxylase enzyme which prevents the formation of diacetyl by the decarboxylation of alpha-acetolactate to acetoin, and is derived from Bacillus lincheniformis
Light brown (color may vary from batch to batch)
min. 2000 Units/g
One a-ALDC unit is the amount of enzyme which at 30C, pH 6.0 produces one unit of acetoin per minute by the decarboxylation of alpha-acetolactate.
TOTAL VIABLE COUNT < 3000/g
YEAST & MOLD < 100/g
COLIFORMS < 30/g
E . COLI absent/25g
SALMONELL A absent/25g
ANTIBIOTIC AC TIVIT Y negative by test
Reduces cold conditioning time.
Prevents formation of diacetyl.
A typical dosage is 10-15g/1000L (10-15ppm) is to be added to the cold wort at the beginning of fermentation.