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  • Posted in: The Mash

    Don't miss these great district events next month: District Milwaukee will host the Midwest Technical Conference - Sep 8-10 (Chicago) District St. Paul-Minneapolis Annual Golf Outing - Sep 9 (North Mankato, MN) District St. Louis Annual...

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    District Texas recently held a Summer Conference focused on clarification and stabilization. Kettle and Beer Finings and Colloidal Stability , as well as many other great presentations can be found in the District Presentations Archives or via...

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    MBAA Webinars on Tap Just a reminder that we have a few webinars coming up in the next few weeks! Don't forget to register by clicking on the links below. Brewery Valve Considerations Broadcast Date: August 2, 2016 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. CDT ...

  • Posted in: Ask The Brewmasters

    Matthew, I'll begin by saying I am not an expert. I did a little checking around and organic acids can be measured via reversed phase HPLC with UV Vis detection. The method recommended is AOAC 986.13 using two C18 stationary phase columns in...

  • Posted in: Ask The Brewmasters

    Dear Kristopher: It has been our experience that the chemicals generally are no the contributing factor to the failure of Chlorobutyl hoses. While there are different grades and compounds, beer hoses made of Chlorobutyl have excellent to good...

  • Posted in: Ask The Brewmasters

    Dear Brewery Designer, Sorry that our Community was unable to answer your question. I did reach out to some of our HVAC folks but they were not familiar with your specific needs. My bet is that your questions can be answered by a facility HVAC...

  • Posted in: Ask The Brewmasters

    Andy, Your question and the provided answers intrigued me so I did a little more research, some of which was tied to the World Brewing Congress and some of the people that I found there. As far as an analytical method there really is none...

  • Posted in: Ask The Brewmasters

    Kris- I have had the exact same experience and have the exact same cleaning procedure as you do. I just bought all new hoses for the brewery and keep my eye on them. I have only had this happen once in nearly 20 years of brewing, I have come up...

  • Posted in: Ask The Brewmasters

    Kristopher, We have had this issue occur as well with Glidetech Butyl hoses. It was systemic and cost quite a bit to replace. We determined that our Nitric/Phos at 140F combined with copper entering the system at some place in the process (Ben...

  • Posted in: Ask The Brewmasters

    Thanks Eric. Starting to think that we have a similar type of failure going on. Thank you for the insight and for sharing your experience. ------------------------------ Kristopher Scholl Sr. Director of Operations & Engineering Craft Brew Alliance...

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