Date / Time: Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 at 12:00 pm CDT (add to calendar)
Event type: Event held online
Price: Free to MBAA members, $49 to non-members
Register / View: Connected Brewer: Leveraging Real-Time Fermentation Monitoring to Elevate Product Quality and Operational Efficiency | Master Brewers Webinar
The fermentation management process that brewers use today has changed little for thousands of years. Successful outcomes are traditionally arduous and very dependent on the expertise and skill of each brewery’s staff. Can it be improved, as a process?
This webinar will examine the most critical factors that impact product quality and production efficiency during fermentation, the typical workflows that brewers use to manage these outcomes, and an emerging technology-driven paradigm that can help elevate brewing processes and outcomes. Real-time fermentation monitoring and trend analysis enables better outcomes for both product and business and can help individual brewing companies maximize efficiency, while at the same time improve product and business outcomes.
In this webinar, you will learn:
Challenges with the traditional methods of fermentation analysis and management: product control, repeatability, and efficiency
What is real-time fermentation monitoring?
Key metrics of fermentation: DO, pH, density, pressure, temperature, and conductivity
The key benefits of graphical representation of fermentation data
Correlating empirical data with a subjective evaluation to maintain quality
Additional business benefits associated with real-time monitoring
Dr. Tim Wadkins
Dr. Tim Wadkins is a member of Precision Fermentation’s advisory board. He has served as Director of Quality Assurance for Victory Brewing Company, Head of Quality for Oskar Blues Brewery, Instructor for the Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast / Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, and reviewer/team leader for the US Food and Drug Administration. He received his B.S. in Biology from the University of Illinois, and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Duke University.