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Good Malt - Good Beer? What does malt contain? Malt is the soul of beer!
23
APR
2019

Good Malt - Good Beer? What does malt contain? Malt is the soul of beer!

Like most commodities, malt is taken for granted. However, the myriad of components it provides us with is remarkable. Were we to obtain them from separate sources we would find ourselves faced...
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From barley to malt
22
FEB
2019

From barley to malt

Before a brewer can go to work, the barley must first be malted. The insoluble components of the barley are converted into ingredients, which are soluble in water. This takes place during malting....
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What brewing is all about?
11
SEP
2018

What brewing is all about?

Beer is made of starch, that can be found back in potatoes and all grains. The base component of beer is most of the time barley. By making the barley damp it starts germinating. The germinated...
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Brewing a good beer
13
AUG
2018

Brewing a good beer

A drink that one could call beer is fairly easy to produce. Brewing a good beer is a whole different matter, despite the fact that the ingredients are always the same. Let no one say that he...
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The Roots of Witbier
05
JUL
2018

The Roots of Witbier

  Also known as biere blanche (French), witbiers (Flemish) are aromatic, rustic, spicy and complex. The name literally means "white beer," a moniker derived from the cloudy, pale pose that...
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To make beer, brewers use water and barley to create a sweetened liquid
13
JUN
2018

To make beer, brewers use water and barley to create a sweetened liquid

To make beer, brewers use water and barley to create a sweetened liquid (called the wort), which they flavour with hops, then ferment with yeast. The basic process may be simple but the...
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Brewers call malt "the soul of beer"...
11
JUN
2018

Brewers call malt "the soul of beer"...

Brewers call malt "the soul of beer" but they might also add that malt contributes mightily to the different personalities we expect...
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About Yeast
02
MAY
2018

About Yeast

Yeast is a single-celled micro-organism that belongs to the family of minute fungi that multiply in sugar solutions, such as malted barley. Yeast is essential for the production of beer. The...
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