Brewery Chemical Handling Hazards

Before dispensing and using hazardous chemicals, brewery employees need to be aware of the following precautions: Concentrated chemicals should always be added to water, not the other way around. When dispensing chemicals, chemical resistant gloves, selected based on the chemicals present, should always be worn. Consult the glove selection information below. Care should be taken … Continue reading Brewery Chemical Handling Hazards

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What is VICINAL DIKETONES (VDK) aka Diacetyl ?

Vicinal diketones (VDK) comprise the compounds diacetyl and 2, 3-pentanedione, which are spontaneous breakdown products of the yeast metabolites α-acetolactate and α- acetohydroxybutyrate respectively. Since they are virtually indistinguishable by typical chemical tests, they are grouped together. Both are natural by products of fermentation, formed from minor metabolic products produced during the initial stages of yeast … Continue reading What is VICINAL DIKETONES (VDK) aka Diacetyl ?

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How to Setup a successful Craft-Beer making Business in India?

8 years back there were less than 10 microbreweries in the India Gurgaon, Pune, Bangalore and in Punjab. Nowadays more than 200 are running successfully and so many are coming up emerging up with new beers and new ideas and themes. There are plenty of buildings in big cities and small cities. I think every … Continue reading How to Setup a successful Craft-Beer making Business in India?