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Brewhouse Souring

Posted September 3, 2015

As beer styles featuring acidity or tartness continue to grow in popularity, it has become important to educate beer drinkers on the intent and process involved in producing specific styles that have been lumped together Read More »

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New Bottle Codes

Posted January 5, 2015

In the interest of a more consumer friendly bottle code, 2015 will see us switch from using a Julian code to indicate the day on which beer was bottled to simply sharing information in the Read More »

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Brewing Toys – Real Time PCR

Posted March 21, 2014

We employ four full-time beer scientists (yes, that’s a real job) in our quality assurance/quality control lab. Each of them has different specialties utilizing various methods and tools in the objective analysis of beer. I’ve Read More »

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Brewing Toys – Densitometer

Posted February 10, 2014

Our first Brewing Toys post took a look at our GC/MS used by the lab staff to analyze specific chemical and hop compounds in Boulevard beers. This post will examine a slightly less complex tool Read More »

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Brewing Toys – GC/MS

Posted January 8, 2014

Brewing beer is, at the base of it all, an incredibly simple process. – Crush grain and mix with hot water. – Lauter, or strain, the wort off the grain. – Boil the wort and Read More »

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