Although beer was normally used in potions meant to be drunk, it was sometimes rather placed in the nose, ear, urethra, vagina (in pessaries or douches), or anus (in suppositories or enemas). In an old recipe from Uruk, ingredients mixed in first quality beer are poured in the nose. In a recipe for an ear … Continue reading BEER FOR THE NON-ORAL USE OF MEDICINE
Arguably the most important vessel in the brewhouse. This piece of equipment is used to boil the sweet wort. Wort is boiled for six reasons, I will list but not go into further detail. I use the acronym VISCIP to remember them: V-Volitize, boil off unwanted vapours I-Isomerisation, changing the hops apha-acids into the wanted … Continue reading What are the functions of wort boiling and wort kettle while making Beer ?
The market for beer-based mixed drinks have strongly increased in recent years. Beer-based mixed drinks, in particular, find a high acceptance in different consumer groups. Innovative beverages on the basis of beer, give the brewer a great chance to selectively address a modern and unconventional consumer group and conquer new markets. Fruity additives to beer … Continue reading Predicting Future Trends In The Indian Craft Brewing Industry
All beers claim to the Belgian Witbier style In my opinion **Aroma** Moderate malty sweetness with light, grainy, spicy wheat aromatic, with a bit of tartness. Moderate perfumy coriander, with a complex herbal, spicy, or peppery note in the background. Moderate zesty, citrusy-orange fruitiness. A low spicy-herbal hop aroma is missing in Bira. White owl … Continue reading Bira, Simba or White Owl?
Yes, “difficult to brew” and “good” are two different things. Budweiser doesn’t have a lot of flavor, and it has a very pale color. When making such a beer, you can’t hide any off flavors. From a small to mid size breweries perspective, it would be extremely difficult to clone Budweiser. Lagers are more difficult … Continue reading Client: When they say Budweiser is one of the most difficult beer to brew?
It’s no mystery that the Indian brewing industry is a male-dominated profession, however, over a few years, women employed in the beer industry has gradually increased as various roles in brewing including sales, marketing, brewing process and quality. I recognize a few of them personally my previous boss is the oldest female brewer I know … Continue reading Are You Hiring Females In Indian Brewing Indusrty ?
Beer making is an ancient art, but before putting anything in your brewing vessel and fermenters and eventually in bottles or to offer it to drinker one should think 100 times, most of the time it's not all about BJCP style guidelines as brewer you have to break rules for this. One has to do time … Continue reading How to design beers for India ?
Beer and wines are made by using various agricultural products(Fruits, Barley, hops, etc). When you’re having a beer or a glass of wine, the last thing you want to think about is that it includes a potentially dangerous pesticide. No matter the efforts of brewers and vintners, we found that it is incredibly difficult to … Continue reading Indian report on Glyphosate in Beers…
Some times you think more than beers and you're so obsessed with it that you start doing the following things here are a few thoughts on translating popular beer styles in india into popular Indian character. Phoolan's IPA (Rebelliously Bitter) Phoolan Devi, popularly known as the ‘Bandit Queen of India’ and very famous for her rebel … Continue reading Indian Craft Beer names
Portable pumps and permanent pumps used with switch racks (or diverter panels) can create hazards if proper procedures are not followed. Brewers equipped with PPE should: Hook up hoses and fittings that are in good condition to pumps/switch racks. Hoses and fittings should be periodically inspected to ensure the condition is acceptable. Hoses and fitting … Continue reading Circulating Cleaners and Sanitizers in Filters and Bright Tanks