Cara hosts 5 day Practical Beer Taster Training Course at Cicerone® in Chicago

Dr Bill Simpson teaching the class in Chicago






On the 12th October 2015, we hosted a Taster Training Course at the Certified Cicerone® offices in Chicago. During this week Dr Bill Simpson taught over 20 delegates how taste 30 off flavour’s and taints in beer. Delegates learnt about the origins… Read more

Belgian Brewing Conference – Chair J. De Clerck XV

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After the Belgian Beer Weekend the Cara Technology team attended the Belgian Brewing Conference in Leuven, Belgium. The week long conference was hosted at the KU Leuven campus in the city. The Belgian Brewing Conference – Chair J. De Clerck was… Read more

Belgian Beer Weekend

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On the 3 of September, the AROXA™ team attended the Belgian Beer Weekend in Brussels. 2015 marked the 17th year the weekend has been run by the Belgian brewers association. The Belgian Brewers are one of the oldest professional associations… Read more

Theory and Practice of Brewery Hygiene Management training at Efes, Russia






This month, Cara delivered training at for Efes on the theory and practice of brewery hygiene management. Cara Technology has experience of this area, having carried out similar work for other brewing companies, and has offered to assist in this project. A… Read more

Brewhouse extract loss






Brewhouse extract loss, or for those among us whose glass is half full rather than half empty, Overall Brewhouse Yield, is an important parameter to monitor for several reasons. In this post we’ll define what we mean by extract loss;… Read more

Cara hosts product presentation day for its new range of AROXA™ flavour standards

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Cara Technology has hosted a presentation day at its Leatherhead facility to unveil its new range of flavour standards to its staff and partners. More than 40 people attended the event, including staff employed by Cara’s UK facility working in… Read more

Beer drinkability

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Drinkability of beer is an important driver of commercial success, but there is little agreement on how it can best be measured. When speaking of drinkability most brewers take it to refer to the quality of beer which motivates a… Read more

Zinc supplementation of wheat beer fermentations






Zinc salts are often added to commercial lager, ale and stout fermentations – either as solutions of food-grade zinc salts or as a component of a formulated ‘yeast food’. The technique has a long history of safe use being carried… Read more