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

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

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

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.






Off-flavours and taints

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In an ideal world everyone would have enough to eat, a nice place to rest their head, good companions, and enough money for what they need in life. Beer would only contain the flavours that the brewer intended to be there. ‘Foreign… Read more

Total recall: aseptic packaging without the pain

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Having worked in this industry for quite a while I’ve seen it all – at least twice. Now I know that’s an outrageous exaggeration. But when it comes to product recalls of beer that has supposedly been ‘aseptically’ packaged, it’s… 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