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Suregork Loves Beer

Beer Reviews, Homebrew, Rambling

November 2, 2014
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Back from Gent

I was in Gent during the week attending the 4th Young Scientists Symposium on Malting, Brewing & Distilling, and I had some great fun. There were lots of interesting lectures and I met lots of interesting people. I’ll post some … Continue reading

October 26, 2014
by suregork
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Small update

Sorry for not having posted in a while. I’ve been quite busy with other things and have also been abroad (Berlin again). Nothing new on the homebrewing front, since we’re still in the middle of moving to a new brewing … Continue reading

August 8, 2014
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Article on the differences in diacetyl formation between lager yeast strains and the role of the ILV6 gene

I’ve been researching diacetyl formation and removal by brewing yeasts the past year(s), and we recently did some screening of various lager yeast (Saccharomyces pastorianus) strains for diacetyl production and subsequent transcriptional analysis of key genes in the isoleucine-valine catabolic … Continue reading