Coming in July: Register for Precision Fermentation’s Master Brewers Webinar

Save the date! We’re excited to announce that Precision Fermentation will be presenting a special webinar on July 14, 2020, hosted by the Master Brewers Association of the Americas – The Connected Brewer: Leveraging Real-Time Fermentation Monitoring to Elevate Product Quality and Operational Efficiency.  Day: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Time: 12 noon Central Time Location: Virtual Cost:…

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Yeast Harvesting: Best (& Worst) Practices and How to Know When It’s Time to Pitch Fresh Yeast

Brewers commonly repitch yeast to ferment batch after batch to save money and coax out the complex flavors and higher flocculation rates that Saccharomyces yeast can develop over multiple generations, particularly from the second to the third. But in order to maximize yeast function and longevity, it’s important to be strategic and maintain consistency when…

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Brewery’s Potential During Coronavirus

Maximize brewery potential during coronavirus

Now that most states are mandating social distancing measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, it can be extremely difficult to know how to adjust production schedules to match unpredictable demand over an impossible-to-predict timeline. Though business may be slow, many breweries are experimenting with new ideas and approaches, both to give their customers…

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Beer Brewing Education Video: Yeast Vitality and Fermentation Reproducibility

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With social distancing and sheltering in place comes extra time to catch up on beer brewing education. So, in this spirit, we offer last fall’s informative presentation by Precision Fermentation’s science advisor, Steve Haase, PhD: Yeast Vitality and Fermentation Reproducibility. In this 45-minute video, you will learn about relevant findings from basic biomedical research that have…

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Brewers Association COVID-19 SBA Loan Q&A and SBA Loan Assistance Application Link

Brewers Association COVID-19 SBA loans and subsidies

The Brewers Association has published an excellent resource to help breweries navigate how the new CARES Act can help businesses through loans and subsidies. Here is the introduction, excerpted: Congress has passed the CARES Act to help address the unprecedented public health and economic crisis related to COVID-19. One critical component of the CARES Act…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Safety and Well-Being

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact our industry. Like you, we are watching the pandemic situation closely, and we are taking every proactive step necessary for Precision Fermentation to continue operating safely and effectively. First and most importantly, we are concerned about the health and well-being of our customers, partners and employees. We have instituted remote…

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New England Craft Brew Summit: See You in Portland!

New England Craft Brew Summit

Precision Fermentation will be an exhibitor at the New England Craft Brew Summit in Portland, February 28, 2020. Our team will be demonstrating the BrewMonitor System in the exhibition hall from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. The New England Craft Brew Summit is presented by the Maine Brewers’ Guild and features breakout sessions categorized along…

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Why Some Experimentally Minded Brewers Are Dry Hopping During Active Fermentation

Dry Hopping - craft beer fermentation process

By refusing to wait until fermentation has finished to dry-hop their beers, brewers are extracting surprisingly different aromas, flavors and appearances In addition to “hazy” and “tropical,” “dry-hopped” may be the word-du-jour ricocheting around the IPA landscape. Most dry hopping — which must happen post-boil for the hops oils to retain their delicate volatile compounds…

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