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Craft Brewers’ Commercial Yeast Choice May Affect Beer Diversity
In this instalment of The Beerologist, I will describe a scientific paper by Prof. Dr. Diego Bonatto that I recently found on bioRxiv (https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.07.17.209171v2). The manuscript is currently (as of 28/08/2020) in peer review and subject to changes before publication. It is in the reviewers’ hands!
Vegan Friendly? Think Before You Drink That Beer
If you read this article, you may be a vegetarian or a vegan and like beer. To you I say: Read on! Beer unites us in many more ways than we would imagine at first. We love to sit around a table, talk, connect and enjoy a glass. Whether we differ in the things we enjoy in life or the values we hold dear, we can find common ground on the minor things, such as a nice beer. Whether you are a full-blown carnivore, vegetarian or vegan, you should be able to enjoy a pleasant drink right?
Lockdown Science. Catching Yeast, an Experiment
In one of my previous articles, I wrote about yeast trapping, isolating wild yeasts from the natural environment to brew your beer. In the article, I also mentioned a few places where you can find yeasts and how you could go about isolating them.
Let's have a Bush Beer at the Secret Pub
Ever heard of secret pubs? Hideouts in the bush where villagers would get together and drink beer? This is the story of Aitu and its neighbouring islands, part of the Cook island group. Read on to learn more about this lesser known and very local beer style!
Catch Wild Yeast
An argument and primer to isolating your own yeast for brewing beer Yeast. Every article you read about beer brewing will tell you that this little microbe is a critical ingredient. Yeast is there to produce alcohol and a wide range of flavourful secondary metabolites that give your brew such a pleasant profile.
The Beer Collection
Hello Beer Enthusiast, Thank you for visiting “The Beer Collection” or TBC for short. About The Beer Collection My name is Edgar and I am an amateur beer brewer, researcher and writer for The Beer Collection. The Beer Collection is a new and refreshing newsletter about brewing, beer and a combination of both, for you, brewers, and beer enthusiasts. With my regular emails and articles, I will create a resource for crafters at all levels. Whether you are interested in recipes, techniques, microbiology or learning about beer style diversity out there, TBC could be your second home.