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The Beer Brewing Process – Step 6 : Filtering

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The final step in the beer brewing process for most mass produced beers  is filtering.  Filtering is polishing up the finished beer and making sure that it remains stable so that when it reaches the shelves and the stores and is exposed to light and other environmental factors, it doesn’t change in taste, color and body.  However, not all beer is filtered.  Some Australian breweries prefer to leave their beer with some of its “imperfections” intact to give the beer its natural character and uniqueness. (more…)

Nov 23, 2012 |

The Beer Brewing Process – Step 5 : Conditioning

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You have reached the final process that most home brew and craft beer will undergo before it is completed, packed and ready to ship to stores.  After all the changes that it has undergone, from malt to mash to wort and then finally to the beer that you’re familiar with, micro breweries will still want to perfect the taste and flavor with the process called Conditioning.  Some may call this process secondary fermentation but there is little actual fermentation taking place.  Instead, beer is cleared and aged to define its body and flavor. (more…)

Nov 23, 2012 |

The Beer Brewing Process – Step 3: Boiling

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To give a quick run down on the previous steps of the beer brewing process, you first had malt which will then be made into mash (Mashing) through the addition of water.   Lautering follows which separates the wort (the liquid part of the mash) from the spent grain.  Now, you will be able to move on to Step 3:  Boiling, most often the first step for home brewing. (more…)

Nov 23, 2012 |

The Beer Brewing Process – Step 2: Lautering

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Just to give you a brief background, you need malt to create beer and it’s crafted from cereal grain like barley (usually), wheat or rye.  When you steep, germinate and kiln the grain, they now are transformed into malt which is then turned into mash, which is the first step in the beer brewing process.  Now, you arrive at Step 2 which is all about Lautering. (more…)

Nov 23, 2012 |

The Beer Brewing Process – Step 1: Mashing

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Brewing beer is a lengthy process.  It doesn’t matter if you’re doing a regular-flavored beer or a special handcrafted artisan beer.  You will all have to pass through the same brewing process and it all starts with “Mashing”.  Well, it actually starts with “Malting” which is the actual process to germinate a cereal grain, like barley, wheat or rye, and preparing it for the fermentation process.  (more…)

Nov 23, 2012 |

The Beer Brewing Process – An Introduction

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Beer is a very popular drink for both men and women and has been the case for many years.  Different countries have their specialty beers, to be able to taste them all is a challenge and an adventure in itself.  Some people brew their own beers at home, while others enjoy craft beer from microbreweries.  In order to fully appreciate the beer that you’re drinking, you need to understand how it is made and it all starts with the beer brewing process. (more…)

Nov 23, 2012 |