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Brewing Best Practices

10 reasons to use Lallemand Dry Brewing Yeast

Jul 8, 2020

The remarkable stability of dry yeast allows for significant QC testing in order to ensure less than 1 bacterium or wild yeast cell detected per million cells of brewing yeast. For most strains, 1g of dry yeast contains a minimum of 5 billion viable cells, but the number will vary slightly from batch to batch.

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Best Practices – Biotransformation

Aug 21, 2020

Recent research is uncovering how different yeast strains can influence flavor and aroma by interacting with specific hop-derived flavor compounds, a process called biotransformation. Non-aromatic compounds derived from hops are transformed by yeast enzymes to release aromatic flavor compounds in the beer.

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Best Practices – Hard Seltzer Fermentation

Jul 8, 2020

Hard seltzer is produced from a sugar-based fermentation that produces a neutral alcohol base that is often flavored with fruit or other aromatics. There are many different strategies for producing hard seltzer depending on the priorities of the brewer. This best practices document covers the following sections: “Choose your strategy”, “choose the sugar source”, “Control the pH”, “Protect the Yeast”, “Feed the yeas with protocol and typical results”, “Optimize the fermentation”, “Filtration, dilution and flavoring”.

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Best Practices – LalBrew IPA Solutions

Jul 31, 2020

Armed with this data, the brewer is well equipped to choose the best yeast for each IPA style. Lallemand Brewing is at the forefront of hop flavor and aroma research and we are ready to help you with any questions about brewing hoppy beer styles.

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Best Practices – LalBrew Premium Brewing Yeast: Shelf life, Storage and Pitching rate

Jul 8, 2020

The quality of Lallemand Premium Brewing Yeast is rooted in the dry yeast production process. This document highlights the best practices for longer shelf life, consistent pitch rates and performance when using our LalBrew® Premium Series.

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Best Practices – Propagation from Diamond dry yeast

Jul 8, 2020

The purpose of propagation is to produce biomass that is not stressed, that is highly viable (>95%), vital (active) and free of contamination. This best practice document provides information on propagation of LalBrew® Diamond Lager yeast.

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Best Practices – Recommended Kettle Sour Procedure

Jul 8, 2020

Kettle souring allows brewers to produce quick sour beers. This best practice document provides recommended kettle sour procedures.

 

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Best Practices – Rehydration Protocol

Sep 1, 2020

Re-hydration is a simple process which allows the dry yeast to become liquid yeast, reducing the osmotic stress and enhancing a homogeneous dispersion.

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Best Practices – Repitching using dry yeast

Jul 8, 2020

Re-pitching yeast is an effective method to reduce the cost of yeast per brew. Lallemand Premium Brewing yeast has the high viability and purity required for re-pitching. However, producing a consistent product from each successive fermentation is a significant challenge to the brewer.

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Best Practices – Sour Solutions: Bacteria Selection

Jul 8, 2020

When choosing a bacteria strain for brewing sour beers it is important to consider characteristics such as temperature range, total lactic acid potential, bacteria classification, fermentation time, hop tolerance and flavor. This document highlights the main characteristics of our dried Lactobacillus strains to help you when choosing the bacteria that best suits your souring goals.
Both WildBrew™ Helveticus Pitch and WildBrew™ Sour Pitch deliver unmatched consistency, effortless application, fully assured performance and unparalleled purity for brewing the sour beer style of your choice.

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