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In the 1800s, a bright sparkling ale came into existence and eventually survived the American prohibition. American brewers had created a new beer style called ‘Cream Ale’ to compete with lager brewers in North America. Originally called sparkling or present use ales, Cream Ales have

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Smoked beer is a unique style of beer which gives you a sensation of drinking a smoked sausage or a bacon. Smoked beers have a distinctive smoky flavour derived from malted barley which is dried over an open flame. Prior to the malt kilning and

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Choosing the right yeast strain for your style of beer is never an easy task. There are certain performance indicators which need to be considered. Words such as attenuation, flocculation, fermentation temperature, alcohol tolerance and sensory profile have a special meaning to the brewers. In

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The role of yeast has always been fascinating in brewing beer. Yeast is responsible for the fermentation process in beer. It’s a single-celled microorganism which eats up certain sugars such as maltose, glucose, fructose, sucrose, maltotriose and dextrin. As a result, these sugars are converted

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Fermentation has played a great part in evolution of many a dish and cuisines, even. The presence of sugar (in most foods) causes alcoholic fermentation, and this discovery possibly led to each culture and civilisation inventing their own version of Beer. Beer is nearly as old

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