A Strong Character & Pioneering Spirit In Beer Production

Störtebeker Braumanufaktur uses a combination of traditional craftsmanship and innovative ideas, opting in equal measure for conventional styles and specialty beers and also offering part of its portfolio as organic and alcohol-free products. The company has shown pioneering spirit when it came to expanding its bottling capacities: in its filling…

Read Up Before You Drink Up! Is Your Beer Laced With Glyphosate?

In a 2019 study, a US advocacy group found trace amounts of the weed killer glyphosate in 14 out of 15 popular beers that were tested.1 The study found that Tsingtao beer contained 49 parts per billion (ppb) of the chemical; Corona, Miller Lite and Budweiser had between 25 and…

The Highlights Of The Beer Industry

Olivier Goffin, Vice President Global Category Beer, Wine and Spirits at Sidel, shares insights about what drives the beer market and how equipment providers like Sidel are working to mirror market trends.   The Status Quo: Beer Industry Before & After COVID-19 With 70 percent of global sales, beer leads the…

Cloud-Based App For Micro-Breweries

Australian craft brewers are passionate about brewing, not operational technology. Still, there was a way for Siemens to win them over with MindSphere: a cloud-based, open IoT operating system. When yeast consumes sugar to produce alcohol, that’s when flavour is developed and beer becomes beer. Australian craft brewers are passionate about…

Better Tasting Beer Thanks To Microscopy

Scientists at the Institute for Brewing and Beverage Technology at the Technical University of Munich are working on how to perfect the enjoyment of beer. By utilising ZEISS microscopes and the latest brewing technology, they are bringing innovative research to a discipline with a long-standing tradition.   Christoph Neugrodda picks…

Rough Draft of Beer Trends

The UK is currently moving away from the traditional pales and bitters of old and moving into a trend of producing highly sessionable hazy IPAs, lagers and sours as well as pushing the boundaries of brewing with high ABV DIPAs and barrel-aged imperials. A recount by Fabian Clark, NPD Brewing…

Are Asians Developing A Taste For Craft Beer?

Beer has been reinventing itself and small breweries are refreshing, reviving and reinventing craft beer as we know it. By Farah Nazurah Craft beer is a type of beer brewed in a traditional manner and usually produced in smaller quantities than conventional beer. And consumers who look for hedonistic pleasures…

Fruit-Infused Beer Appeals To Millennials

Consumers are spoiled for choice when it comes to the selection of beer types available, such as lagers, stouts and porters, ales, seasonal specialties and now, a variety of fruit-flavoured beer. By Farah Nazurah

Capitalising On Malt For Beer Brewing

Malt is essential in beer brewing, but the flavour it provides is often forgotten as manufacturers use the hops or yeast to tailor flavour instead. How can they capitalise on malt better? By Dr Nigel Davies, manufacturing and sustainability director, Muntons, and Jonathan Lau, sales & marketing director, Muntons Ingredients…
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