Tag: Microbial Monitoring

It always flows downhill: water quality in process

Water quality is a decisive factor in the brewing process, transforming for better or worse from tap to wort. Ideal water profiles are tailored to each stage and beer type, enhancing roundness or bitterness while supporting amylase activity. However, variations can occur due to the source, chlorination, biofilm formation, and storage conditions. To ensure a successful brew, maintaining an effective water treatment system, conducting regular analyses, and monitoring usage patterns are crucial steps in maintaining stable bacterial levels and producing consistently excellent beer.

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