Quality Management

Essential Planning for Breweries

Author: Mary Pellettieri

Publisher: Brewers Publications

ISBN: 1938469208

Category: Cooking

Page: 200

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Craft beer sales are flourishing across the U.S. and without a continual emphasis on producing the highest quality beer, the health of the entire craft brewing industry is in jeopardy. Proper quality management for small, regional, and national breweries is critical. This guidebook decodes how to create and manage a quality system in a brewery. Written for staff who manage quality in breweries of all types and sizes—new and established alike—this book affords an understanding of how quality management is integrated into every level of the operation. Whether you are lab staff, production staff, part of a quality team, or a brewmaster wearing many hats, this book will help you develop a comprehensive program that will grow with your brewery and help ensure quality processes along the way—so you can continue to provide great beer for your fans.
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Session Beers

Brewing for Flavor and Balance

Author: Jennifer Talley

Publisher: Brewers Publications

ISBN: 1938469488

Category: Cooking

Page: 250

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Sharing a beer or two with friends after work or play is one of life's many joys. Session beers, whose mild strength invites more than one round, adhere to high quality standards and are dedicated to balance and drinkability above all. Some naturally low-alcohol beer styles were “sessionable” long before that word was coined, but brewers have reinvented traditionally stronger classic beer styles to make them, too, well-suited to casual drinking sessions. Responsible consumption of these high-quality, easy-drinking beers gives beer lovers the freedom to celebrate community and friendship while consuming less alcohol. Such beers can be challenging to brew, but they present many opportunities to showcase skill, flavor, and refreshment. Session Beers explores the history behind some of the world's greatest session beers, past and present. Learn about the brewing processes and ingredients to master recipe development. Explore popular craft session beer recipes from some of the best brewmasters in America, and discover why beer drinkers enjoy exploring and drinking session beers.
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Gose

Brewing a Classic German Beer for the Modern Era

Author: Fal Allen

Publisher: Brewers Publications

ISBN: 193846950X

Category: Cooking

Page: 221

View: 5183

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Explore the sensation of tart, fruity and refreshing Gose-style beers, popular in Germany centuries ago and experiencing a renaissance today. Follow the development of this lightly sour wheat beer as it grew, then bordered on extinction, before surging into popularity due to the enthusiasm and experimentation of American craft brewers. Gose explores the history of this lightly sour wheat beer style, its traditional ingredients and special brewing techniques. Discover brewing methods from the Middle Ages and learn how to translate them to modern day beer. Learn about salinity, spices, and lactic acid as you experiment with Gose recipes from some of the best-known craft brewers of our time. This refreshing journey captures the innovation and experimentation that is occurring within the style and help you brew your own Gose-style beers.
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Mastering Brewing Science

Quality and Production

Author: Matthew Farber,Roger Barth

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119456037

Category: Cooking

Page: 592

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With a focus on brewing science and quality control, this textbook is the ideal learning tool for working professionals or aspiring students. Mastering Brewing Science is a comprehensive textbook for the brewing industry, with coverage of processes, raw materials, packaging, and everything in between, including discussion of essential methods in quality control and assurance. The book equips readers with a depth of understanding to deal with problems and issues that arise during production of beer from start to finish, as well as statistical tools for continual quality improvement. Brewery operations, raw material analysis, flavor, stability, cleaning, and methods of quality control, as well as the underlying science, are discussed in detail. The successful brewing professional must produce beer with high standards of quality, consistency, efficiency, and safety. With a focus on quality and on essential applications of biology, chemistry, and process control, Mastering Brewing Science emphasizes development of the reader's trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills. It is the ideal learning tool for all brewing programs or as a resource for current industry professionals. Features of this book include: Comprehensive understanding through application. Presented in the logical order of the brewing process. All key principles of science are applied to beer production, facilitating a better understanding of both. Check for understanding and problem solving. Each chapter includes a set of problems, questions, and case studies that reinforce understanding of the material. Richly illustrated. Hundreds of unique, full-color illustrations, ranging from micrographs of spoilage bacteria to the inner workings of a beer keg, supplement clearly-written text, making this book easy to understand and appealing to the reader. Emphasis on Quality and Safety. Covers the underlying science and essential methods in quality control with discussion of data management and experimental statistics to ensure consistency in beer production. Safety notes for brewing operations prepare the reader for a culture of safety at the workplace. Glossary. A detailed and authoritative glossary sets the standard for beer and brewing terminology.
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Handbook of Brewing

Processes, Technology, Markets

Author: Hans Michael Eßlinger

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527623493

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 778

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This comprehensive reference combines the technological know-how from five centuries of industrial-scale brewing to meet the needs of a global economy. The editor and authors draw on the expertise gained in the world's most competitive beer market (Germany), where many of the current technologies were first introduced. Following a look at the history of beer brewing, the book goes on to discuss raw materials, fermentation, maturation and storage, filtration and stabilization, special production methods and beermix beverages. Further chapters investigate the properties and quality of beer, flavor stability, analysis and quality control, microbiology and certification, as well as physiology and toxicology. Such modern aspects as automation, energy and environmental protection are also considered. Regional processes and specialties are addressed throughout the entire book, making this a truly global resource on brewing.
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