Presentations

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Trace Metals in Brewing

In this seminar, Ruth Martin discusses how raw materials such as malt, sugars and hops can introduce trace metals and other minerals into wort and beer. She will also cover the impact of trace metals …More

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Yeast: The Owner’s Manual

Unlike other brewery equipment, brewers yeast does not come with an operator‚Äôs manual. This talk will cover the essentials of yeast management, including feeding, pitching, cropping and storage of your yeast. Selecting and renewing your …More

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Managing the 2014 North American Barley Crop

The 2014 growing year was very challenging for barley growers; those challenges now fall to maltsters and brewers. This panel was assembled to help brewers make the most of this important raw material when Mother …More

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Modern and Efficient Yeast Management

Presented in association with VLB. Deniz Bilge describes the influences of yeast performance on fermentation. Why is “happy” yeast necessary for brewer success? He’ll cover topics including modern yeast propagation strategies and yeast storage.

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Practical Yeast Care

A guide to practical care, harvest and storage of yeast for the small brewer.

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Draught Beer Quality for Retailers

This seminar will be a presentation of the new version of the Draught Beer Quality Manual written specifically for draught beer retailers.

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Cascade Hops: Quality and Consistency from Field to Brewery

The development, high-quality and consistency of aroma and flavor imparted by hops are critical aspects of brewing high quality beer. Two global experts on hops pathology and chemistry will take turns discussing current knowledge and …More

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Launching Three New USA Hop Varieties

This tasting seminar launches three new U.S. hop varieties that debuted in 2013, two released by Washington State University and one released by USDA-ARS.

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Measuring Bitterness in Beer: A Quality Perspective

This presentation covers the existing techniques for measuring beer bitterness such as the Bitterness Unit, HPLC and other methods. They are compared in terms of advantages, disadvantages, costs, precision, repeatability and operational expertise required. Deviations …More

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