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PIKA FastOrange B Enrichment Bottles

FastOrange B Enrichment Bottles (15 x 50 mL)


15 bottles per box


  • PCR-grade growth media for all beer spoiling bacteria
  • Changes color visibly upon bacterial growth
  • Grows more species, faster than NBB


PIKA FastOrange B Broth (Bouillon) is a PCR-grade culture medium for the visible or PCR detection of beer spoiling bacteria in the craft brewing process & packaged products. Grows all lactic acid, acetic acid, and anaerobic spoilers, with faster growth than NBB, while suppressing growth of brewer's yeast.

Samples are added to Fast Orange B in a 1:1 ratio, and incubated at 25 °C. Samples can be processed by PCR after 2 days enrichment, or growth can be detected by visible color change after 3-7 days.

Convenient, ready-to-use enrichment bottles for direct sampling. Just add 50 mL sample directly to the bottle.

Detected Microorganisms



Compatible SamplesBeer, yeast, colonies, environmental
Growing ConditionsAerobic, anaerobic
Certified for PCRYes
Incubation Temperature25 °C
FormatLiquid media
Shipping TemperatureAmbient
Storage Conditions5 – 25 °C, protect from light
Shelf LifeMinimum 6 months upon shipment
ManufacturerPIKA Weihenstephan
Manufacturer Part #2036-11
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