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Brewing: Past, Present, and Future

By Precision Fermentation | June 5, 2022

From techniques thousands of years old to innovations made possible by connected technologies, brewing has come a long way.

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BrewMonitor: A Look at Fermentation Data Curves – Fermenter Failures

By Precision Fermentation | December 15, 2021

This series of articles explores examples of data curves from specific parameters, as they were recorded from the fermentation of various styles in different scenarios. In this installment we step through some examples of process and system malfunctions that result from equipment failures and operator error.

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See you at from Craft Beer Professionals’ Panel Fest 2021

By Precision Fermentation | December 7, 2021

Precision Fermentation is proud to sponsor the upcoming Panel Fest 2021 virtual event, December 13-14, 2021. We’re also hosting our own panel on December 13th at 3pm ET – join us for “Managing Yeast: A Discussion on the Methodology for Harvesting and Re-using Yeast, No Matter the Scale.”

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BrewMonitor Case Study: Froth Technologies

By Precision Fermentation | December 2, 2021

Froth Technologies is “passionate about all things fermentation,” and this is reflected in their success as New Zealand’s first and only domestic yeast provider. Read our case study to learn how this trailblazing team leverages real-time fermentation monitoring to power their streamlined operational model, allowing them to ensure rapid service, extremely fresh and healthy yeast, and an appealing choice of strains for the New Zealand brewing community.

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Precision Fermentation is Coming to a Brewers Conference Near You: PA, GA, NC and WA!

By Precision Fermentation | October 27, 2021

Precision Fermentation will be exhibiting at the 2021 Master Brewers Conference in Cleveland, next week – presented by MBAA. Precision Fermentation’s staff will be demonstrating the BrewMonitor System and holding a drawing to win an iPad. If you’re in Cleveland, please stop by booth #200 and say hello!

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Master Brewers Conference 2021

2021 Master Brewers Conference: See You in Cleveland!

By Precision Fermentation | October 20, 2021

Precision Fermentation will be exhibiting at the 2021 Master Brewers Conference in Cleveland, next week – presented by MBAA. Precision Fermentation’s staff will be demonstrating the BrewMonitor System and holding a drawing to win an iPad. If you’re in Cleveland, please stop by booth #200 and say hello!

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See you at Craft Beer Professionals Fall 2021 Virtual Conference

By Precision Fermentation | October 13, 2021

Precision Fermentation is proud to participate the upcoming Fall 2021 Virtual Conference. Andy Morrison will present “Real-Time Fermentation Monitoring: Stores from the Cellar” on Tuesday, October 19 at Noon Eastern. Free on YouTube and Facebook.

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Water Chemistry: What Every Commercial Brewer Needs to Know

By Tara Nurin | October 4, 2021

One water supplier can draw from many sources, from wells to rivers to springs, and every fount may vary in its chemical composition. Even a single source can fluctuate when it rains or snows. So imagine the variety between geographic locations. This article explores how water chemistry affects commercial brewing.

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Master Brewers

Master Brewers Podcast: “Cold IPA,” Featuring Fermentation Data from BrewMonitor

By Precision Fermentation | September 28, 2021

In Master Brewers Podcast Episode 225, “Cold IPA,” Kevin Davey from Wayfinder Beer, John Harris from Ecliptic Brewing, and Andy Morrison from Precision Fermentation discuss this new beer style. Host John Bryce interviews the creators to detail “what it means, where it came from, and how it’s made.” Also, the BrewMonitor System was used to track the Ecliptic/Wayfinder collaboration’s fermentation, so Andy steps through some of the unique aspects of the fermentation’s performance.

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Food Engineering

BrewMonitor Featured in Food Engineering Magazine

By Precision Fermentation | September 17, 2021

Food Engineering Magazine has published an in-depth feature about BrewMonitor, “Getting Consistent Results from Fermentation.” The article is a Q&A with Precision Fermentation’s Dave Frizzell (Senior Product Development Specialist) and Andy Morrison (Sales Engineer) – an informative discussion about how comprehensive, real-time data helps successful fermentation performance management, operational efficiency, and product consistency, plus some great background about our product and company.

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Data Curves

BrewMonitor: A Look at Fermentation Data Curves – Conductivity Examples

By Precision Fermentation | September 10, 2021

BrewMonitor provides complete visibility into the events that transpired and techniques that were employed during a fermentation. This series of articles will explore examples of data curves from specific parameters, as they were recorded from the fermentation of various styles in different scenarios. In this installment we step through some examples of typical conductivity curves.

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