From the HBD Archive
From: perley@glacier.crd.ge.com (Donald P Perley)
Subject: Homebrew Digest #394 (April 09, 1990)
Date: 1990-04-09 15:16:30 GMT

>But if this is the case, then when you boil the wort, wouldn't that drive
>the O2 out of the water, and leave the primary fermentation short of
>oxygen?

Yes. There are at least 2 solutions:

1) siphon the wort after it has cooled, and let it splash (don't submerge the
destination end of the tube)

2) Agitate the wort when you pitch with a big spoon or something.

-don perley

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