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Yeast Storage Solutions: Theory and Practice

Methods have been developed for potentially storing yeast for longer periods, which have been investigated by the team at Lazarus Brewing Company. Results of these investigations are shared and discussed in this presentation, as well as the theory behind storage …Read More

Industry Updates

Understanding and Ensuring CO2 Supply Quality for Brewery Use

As with any beer ingredient, CO2 quality is essential to finished beer quality, contributing to sensory outcomes, beer foam, mouthfeel, and shelf stability. Read More

The New Brewer: Local Brewing Issue

Evaluating Malt Flavor: The Hot Steep Method

The Hot Steep method, a rapid wort preparation method approved by the ASBC, will allow breweries of all sizes and budgets to easily evaluate extractable malt flavor.

The New Brewer: Technical Brewing Issue

Building a Sensory Program

Objectively measuring quality is a three-legged stool with microbiology, chemistry, and sensory forming the platform. Of the three, sensory can be the most approachable.

The Effect of Malt Quality and the Malting Process on Beer Flavor Stability

Key staling compounds in beer, e.g., ketones and aldehydes, initiate from precursors and enzymes present in malt. Staling mechanisms include lipoxygenase (LOX) mediated oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids, aldehydes originating from process thermal load, and Strecker degradation of amino acids. …Read More

Small-Scale Yeast Management

The best employee you will ever hire is yeast. However, keeping yeast content, happy, and working at its peak is a challenge for small brewers who usually utilize multiple yeast strains over intermittent periods. Matt Couch from Lazarus Brewing Company …Read More

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