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Myth Busting: Kettle Souring. The Appliance of Science

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

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PCR Testing to Ensure Quality: A Panel Discussion

PCR (polymerase chain reaction) is a valuable analytical tool that can be used to test for spoilage bacteria and wild yeast in the brewery. This technology is more affordable and user-friendly than ever, and can dramatically improve microbiological control and …Read More

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ASBC Lab-in-a-Fishbowl, Session 2: Contamination Detection

This joint project between the Brewers Association and the American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC) is designed to deliver basic quality methodology to attendees. This session will be comprised of an overview and demonstration of traditional microbiological plating techniques (e.g. …Read More

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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

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Starting with Quality: Not Just Another Lab Talk

In the ever-growing craft brewing world, quality is on everyone’s mind. This seminar will focus on the basics of a lab and quality program for start-up breweries. Learn how to start the journey to quality beer with the right tools …Read More

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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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