Topic: Brewing Science

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Understanding Biotransformation

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The word “biotransformation” has gotten a lot of buzz as brewers look to fermentation — and specifically, yeast — to transform the aroma of hops. Learn from Brew Your Own Magazine’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis what exactly biotransformation is, how it occurs, and how homebrewers can use it to our advantage.

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Myth Busting

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Half truths, misunderstood principles, untested theories, and wild guesses often become taken as facts when repeated enough times. You’ll find them on brewing message boards, in literature, and in conversation.
That doesn’t make them true. Let’s bust these myths.


Craft Brewery Quality Control Workshop

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Establishing and following through with a quality control program is key to the success of any craft brewery – no matter what the size of your output. Even the smallest brewery needs to run certain key tests on their beer. This can be done without taking up too much space, resources or investment. Over the

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Using pH Meters for Brewing

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A pH meter is a valuable brewing tool when used correctly. Brew Your Own Magazine’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis shows you when and how to use a pH meter to make better beer.

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Triangle Tests

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Triangle tests can be a valuable way to help better evaluate different beer when conducting experiments with ingredients and techniques. Brew Your Own Magazine’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis shows you how to run one yourself.

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Calibrating Brewing Thermometers

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A thermometer is only useful when it is accurate. Learn how to calibrate the thermometers you use for your brewing with tips from Brew Your Own Magazine’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis.

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Calibrating Brewing Scales

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Join Brew Your Own’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis as he shows you how to properly calibrate your scale for accurate beer ingredient measurements. Your numbers are only good if they are right so make sure your scale is calibrated regularly.

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Evaluating Malt

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Join Brew Your Own Magazine’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis as he shows you how to properly evaluate malt before you use it in your next batch of beer.


Understanding Malt Specs

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Brew Your Own Magazine’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis walks you through a typical specification sheet for malt and how to make sense of the various measurements and numbers – and most importantly what it means to the beer you want to brew.

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Calibrating Your Hydrometer

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The hydrometer is one of the most important pieces of equipment for any brewer. But if the readings aren’t accurate your hydrometer is worthless. Brew Your Own Magazine’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis shows you how to calibrate your hydrometer to make sure your numbers are correct so your beer can be the best it can

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Alternative Souring Methods: Acid-producing yeast strains

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Brewers and winemakers often share ideas with one another. Fermentation specialist Federico Tondini guides readers through the world of a yeast strain brought over from the wine world: Lachancea thermotolerans


Yeast Hybrids: Recreating our favorite strains . . . with a twist

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A new wave of yeast strains have recently been developed by yeast labs, using sexual reproduction to mate the best characteristics of our favorite strains. Learn about their potential.


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