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The New Brewer: Technical Brewing Issue

The Coolship: Modern Uses for an Historic Vessel

Originally designed to cool wort, coolships are becoming more prevalent in U.S. craft breweries for more than just spontaneous fermentation. A look at uses and best practices.

ASBC Lab-in-a-Fishbowl Session 2: Titratable Acidity and pH

This joint project between the Brewers Association and the American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC) is designed to deliver basic quality methodology to attendees. Monitoring of potential hydrogen (pH) at various stages in the brewing process is a critical control …Read More

Ask The Brewmasters: Cold Side Operations Forum

This panel discussion of 4 brewing experts will offer observations and answer questions on the subject area of cold side operations. All questions ranging from wort cooling through to the bright beer tank will be considered. This expert team has …Read More

Technical Brewing Issue

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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Yeast Management and Propagation

Yeast propagation and management are essential for a successful and stable fermentation. Learn how to produce the right amount of yeast in a short amount of time with a high vitality and viability. Join VLB Berlin’s Kurt Marshall as he …Read More

Harnessing Brettanomyces for Flavor Development

Originally identified by New Carlsberg brewery in 1904 as “necessary for bringing English stock beers into proper condition, Brettanomyces yeasts are today best known for their devastating effects on wine quality. Recent growth in the production of American craft saisons …Read More

The Truth About Diacetyl

During every beer fermentation, a countless array of flavor byproducts is produced. Most of these compounds add to the character and complexity of the beer, but some can be considered off-flavors. One of these offenders is the buttered popcorn quality …Read More

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