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

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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

AROXA™ attends the 35th European Brewery Convention congress

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On the 24-28 of May this year, the AROXA™ team attended the European Brewery Convention congress in Porto, Portugal. The 35th biennial conference was held in Portugal for the third time. The European Brewery Convention, founded in 1958, provides a… Read more

SABECO visit Cara Technology






This week SABECO visited our offices and laboratories in Leatherhead. SABECO are the largest brewing company in Vietnam. They operate around 26 breweries, their products are produced under license in a further 6. So far, their staff have attended four ‘open’… 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

European Trademarks awarded to Cara Technology

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Cara Technology has secured European Community Trade Mark Registrations for use of its AROXA™ brand name. The company will launch the AROXA™ range of flavour standards for beer, cider, soft drinks, water and wine later in 2011 having taken the… Read more

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

AROXA Flavour Standards Kits






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

Cara Technology announces plan to deliver its flavour standards and sensory software direct to the market

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Cara Technology, which has produced the flavour standards used by the world’s brewing companies for more than 15 years has announced its intention to supply the market direct commencing late 2011. The company has, until recently, only supplied its products… Read more

Systematic problem solving in the brewery

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Problems are an everyday fact of life in breweries. Some demand urgent action and the resources required to achieve instant results. Others drag on for years, never to be resolved. A single brewery may encounter hundreds or sometimes even thousands… Read more

An A – Z of beer flavour – Acetaldehyde

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Acetaldehyde is an important beer flavour character. In this article we outline why it is important, how it is formed, and what has to be done in the brewery to control it.