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  • Troubleshooting - Acetaldehyde

    What is Acetaldehyde? Acetaldehyde is an off-flavour common in beers with stressed fermentations. Classically acetaldehyde tastes like green or under-ripe apples. however, this is only common in

  • Troubleshooting - Phenols

    Production of phenolic aroma compounds is an example of biotransformation by yeast since it involves conversion of flavourless precursors into flavour-active molecules. However, this transformation

  • Troubleshooting - Diacetyl

    Diacetyl is a chemical that is found in many different foods and drinks. It is part of a class of chemical compounds called vicinal diketones (VDKs) and has a buttery or butterscotch flavor. It is

  • Troubleshooting - Frozen Yeast

    What do I do if my yeast has frozen? If your yeast has arrived frozen or froze in your refrigerator, we do not recommend using it. Freezing without any cryoprotectants will impact the viability of

  • Troubleshooting - Hazy IPAs

    Troubleshooting issues with Hazy IPAs The typical challenges with hazy IPAs include: - Haze stability from batch to batch: "snowglobing", chunky, or the dreaded "hazy turned clear" - Attenuation

  • Troubleshooting - Hop Creep

    What is hop creep? Hop creep refers to the phenomenon observed in the brewing industry where dry-hopped beers, especially those with high hopping rates, can undergo a secondary fermentation due to

  • Troubleshooting - Over Pressure (Bursting)

    It's happened to many of us. Suddenly, cans of your beer start popping or bursting, making a mess and creating a safety risk. Bursting beer cans or bottles are typically caused by over-carbonation

  • Troubleshooting - Slow Kettle Sours

    Root causes of slow or stalled kettle/quick sours - Temperature too high. The optimal temperature for most Lactobacillus strains used in brewing is 37ºC. - Too much oxygen/air can slow down certain

  • Troubleshooting - Fusel Alcohols (Fusels)

    What are fusel alcohols? Examples of fusel alcoholsFrom: Fusel alcohols (also known as Higher alcohols, fusels or fusel oils) are an off-flavor common in beers

  • Troubleshooting - Haze (unexpectedly hazy beer)

    ​Is your beer hazy, when it was intended to be crystal clear? Haze can be caused by many different factors in your beer, which makes this a difficult property to troubleshoot. Mitigating haze comes

  • Troubleshooting - Slow or Stalled Yeast

    Root Causes of Slow or Stalled Fermentations These are some common root causes of slow or stuck beer fermentations: Unhealthy yeast (stressed, insufficient nutrient, stored for too long, damaged

  • Troubleshooting - Sulfur Aroma in Beer

    Help! My beer has a sulfury flavour Sulfur is typically made by yeast as a response to a low nutrient environment. A byproduct of yeast having to work harder to make their own amino acids is the

  • Yeast Attenuation

    About our Attenuation values The stated attenuation value is dependent on the type of wort brewed and represents an average. Depending on the fermentability of the wort that is produced, the yeast