Each year brewers are burned by wort boilovers, contact with steam, or exposure to corrosive chemicals. Burn injuries can be traumatic and require months of recovery. Understand the causes and learn the best methods of burn prevention with testimonials from …Read More
As the craft brewing industry seeks to become more efficient in brewing practices, the number of breweries who are considering alternatives to T-90 hop pellets to help improve process loss and maintain desired flavor output is growing. Such alternatives include, but …Read More
Every beer lover has to drive a car or operate machinery now and again. And when they do, instead of sugary sodas or tasteless water, alcohol-free beer can be a great choice. Alcohol-free beers (AFB) have a beer flavor and, …Read More
The mash is the most critical step of wort production. Without a good mash, brewers run the risk of inefficient extraction, loss of yield, off-flavors, and general low quality beer. Join Derek Zuniga of Real Ale Brewing Company to discuss …Read More
All brewers want to make good beer. Sending any amount of that beer down the drain means that some of our good work is wasted.
The process of passivation, while not well understood by many brewers, is a component of fresh and flavorful beer. Passivation helps protect stainless steel from chemical attack.
For the July/August 2018 The New Brewer, we present our annual Technical Brewing issue, taking a deeper dive into brewing and brewery operations. We also include photos from two important events in Washington, D.C.: the Brewers Association’s hill climb and SAVOR. Read More
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The kettle souring process is a commonly used method for creating refreshing sour beers in a relatively short period of time. The process, as commonly described, aims to create clean sour beers while minimizing the potential for off-flavor development. This …Read More
This seminar dives into the world of gluten-free brewing. It covers the gamut from the definition of gluten and the problems it can cause in some individuals; the current and future gluten-free market; classifications of gluten-reduced and gluten-free beers; gluten-free …Read More
Brewers strive to reduce brewing cycle time and increase the number of quality brews per day. Graham will demonstrate how to identify pinch points in your brewing process and address them with process adjustments, equipment and process designs, automation, and …Read More
When a brewer decides to purchase production equipment, many factors come into play, including beer styles and cost. The perfect equipment for one brewery may not be right for another. VLB, often asked for input in planning new facilities, will …Read More