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The reserved and bashful gin is making a splashing comeback. City-dwellers across the nation are requesting more of the spiced and herbed white spirit, and popular drinks include gin and tonics and colorful martinis. As the drinkers’ palates become more sophisticated, their tastes and curiosity lean towards not only more refined drinks such as gin, but to artisan, micro-distilled spirits that more perfectly capture the aromas, flavors and essences of the spirits we love to drink.Read more...
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For all intents and purposes hops have only one main use–that of making beer. Hops give beer flavor and aroma, act as a preservative, and help in head retention. Leaf hops can also act as a filter bed. While minor, hops have been used as an additive in hop pillows and tea; as a flavoring agent in breads and cheese; and as a cleaning agent in shampoo.Read more...
Pedigree: Open pollination
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Floral, earthy, citrus and grapefruit tones
Alpha Acids: 5.7 – 6.3%
Beta Acids: 5.0 – 6.5%
Co-Humulone: 30 – 35% of alpha acids
Storage Stability: Fair to Good
Total Oil: 0.8 – 1.2 mL/100g
Myrcene: 50 – 55% of total oil
Humulene: 16 – 20% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 9 – 12% of total oil
Farnesene:<1% of total oil General Trade Perception: Used for its aromatic properties and moderate
Possible Substitutions: Cascade
Typical Beer Styles: American-style Ales, IPA, Lager, Pale Ale
Additional Information: Developed by Select Botanicals Group LLC
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Alcohol: A member of a class of organic compounds containing carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. Considered as hydroxyl derivatives of hydrocarbons, produced by the replacement of one or more hydrogen atoms by one or more hydroxyl (-OH) groups. Under the modern IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) naming system, the name given to an alcohol is derived from the parent hydrocarbon, with the final “e” changed to “ol”: thus methane-methanol; ethane-ethanol; etc. The principal alcohol in fuel and beverage use is ethanol, (otherwise known as ethyl alcohol). Murtagh & Associates, Alcohol GlossaryRead more...
In researching these materials we discovered a wide variety of conflicting and, at times, just plain wrong information about the age-old process of alcohol distillation. In this first installment on our in-depth and continually expanding informational resource on Probrewer.com, we have and will continue to strive to present the brewing industry with the most accurate and up-to-date information available.Read more...
Filtration provides the brilliant clarity and microbiological stability evident in most beer sold around the globe today. Brewery growth, whether craft or mainstream brands, involves reaching a broad base of increasingly educated consumers. Filtration helps breweries achieve these sales and brand quality objectives by producing bright beer with excellent taste and microbiological stability.Read more...
By studying and understanding the basic principles of refrigeration, you will be able to understand any type of refrigeration system you might encounter. For any mechanical refrigeration system, the principles and essential components are the same no matter how big or small, or how they are packaged together.Read more...
Brewers call malt “the soul of beer” but they might also add that malt contributes mightily to the different personalities we expect from beer. Of all the barley grown, only one-quarter or less is used for malting.Read more...