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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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Terrapin Beer Company

BrewMonitor Case Study: Terrapin Beer Company

By Precision Fermentation | September 8, 2021

Athens, Georgia-based Terrapin Beer Company is a legendary Southeastern US craft beer organization that focuses on both the creation of great craft beer and its positive impact on the world. With the company’s acquisition by Molson Coors’ Tenth and Blake division in 2016, and production levels at approximately 100,000 barrels per year, Terrapin’s mandate has been elevated higher than the average regional craft beer producer. Read this new case study to learn how this large craft beer institution leverages real-time fermentation monitoring for proactive QA management and efficiency gains across brewery operations.

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Precision Fermentation

Press Release: Precision Fermentation Advances the Automation of Brewery Production Insights with BrewMonitor System 2.5

By Precision Fermentation | August 31, 2021

Precision Fermentation today announced an update to the BrewMonitor System, version 2.5. This release includes an array of new views and instant analytics that streamline time-consuming, manual quality checks and calculations – reducing the effort required to achieve product goals and on-target batch-to-batch consistency.

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Craft Beer Professionals

Upcoming Craft Beer Professionals Webinar: “BrewMonitor Preview Session”

By Precision Fermentation | August 26, 2021

Precision Fermentation will be featured in the Craft Beer Professionals Facebook Group’s webinar series, Tuesday, August 31st at 11am ET. Join us as we present a preview of some exciting new BrewMonitor System enhancements.

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Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America

See You in Denver! Meet us at Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America 2021

By Precision Fermentation | August 23, 2021

CBC is finally here – in just a couple of weeks! Join us in Denver, September 9-12, 2021 at Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America, the largest craft brewing trade show in the US. The Precision Fermentation team will exhibiting in booth #3944.

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Hop Creep

Hop Creep: Causes, Effects and Prevention

By Tara Nurin | August 13, 2021

Hop creep refers to the overattenuation of dry-hopped beer. One might otherwise describe it as a sneaky, unwanted secondary fermentation that can lower gravity, provoke a diacetyl spike, and create excess alcohol and CO2. This article explores hop creep in depth: causes, effects and things you can do to prevent it.

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Data Curves

BrewMonitor: A Look at Fermentation Data Curves – pH Examples

By Precision Fermentation | July 26, 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 pH curves.

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Master Brewers Webinar

Precision Fermentation Presents a Master Brewers Webinar: “Cold IPA, Defined.”

By Precision Fermentation | July 9, 2021

Save the date! Precision Fermentation will be presenting a special webinar on July 20, 2021, hosted by the Master Brewers Association of the Americas – ​”Cold IPA, Defined: A Deep Dive with the Creators.” John Harris from Ecliptic and Kevin Harris from Wayfinder will discuss how their collaboration beer was intended and the methods used to create it. BrewMonitor was used to track this fermentation, offering a unique opportunity to view and discuss the process in detail. Register now!

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Download the Free eBook, “Leveraging Data-Driven Fermentation Performance Management”

By Precision Fermentation | July 7, 2021

Download “Leveraging Data-Driven Fermentation Performance Management: Day-by-Day Performance Considerations Revealed By Real-Time Fermentation Tank Monitoring.” This free eBook explores, in detail, how fermentation performance data analysis helps elevate product and business outcomes in a modern brewery, whether brewpub, microbrewery or regional craft brewer.

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Brew Beer

Protein Haze: How Understanding pH Will Help You Brew Intentionally Unclear Beer

By Tara Nurin | June 21, 2021

Have you caught the haze craze? Until the last decade, hazy beers tended to show up primarily as mistakes or unfiltered styles like Belgian and German wheats. There are many ways to create protein haze in beer and more ways to avoid it. This article explores the role pH plays in crafting successfully murky beers.

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BrewMonitor System Webinar

Register Now for The BrewMonitor System Webinar – Tuesday, June 15, 2021

By Precision Fermentation | June 1, 2021

Precision Fermentation presents a BrewMonitor® live webinar on Tuesday June 15, 2021. Register now to learn all about our groundbreaking fermentation monitoring solution, from hardware installation to software features and the potential impact of data visualization on your beer and your business. Q&A session will follow the presentation. Presenter: Andy Morrison, Sales Engineer, Precision Fermentation.

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