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.
Contracting is an essential tool when you are building, modifying, or repairing your brewery. Building a communicative relationship with your contractor is the first step.
Ninkasi Brewing has adopted a mentality of continuous improvement—also known as lean manufacturing—to help solve its operational challenges.
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
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
Pilsen-style lager beer may be the most popular beer style worldwide, but that’s not the case in craft breweries. Learn how to produce a Pilsen-style lager in your brewery that is unique to your brewing process and fermentation setup. Explore …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