Researchers at the University of Melbourne have developed an “electronic nose” device which can be used in small breweries to test the quality and faults in beer as the industry strives for greater quality control measures.
The recent recall of Black Hops’ Extra Eggnog shows smaller brewers have taken on board the need for recall procedures but also highlights the pressures faced by small brewers in the endless quest for novelty.
This week in Beer is a Conversation we share a chat that Brews News editor James Atkinson had with Neil Witte of Craft Quality Solutions while he was in Washington DC at Brewers Association Conference back in April.
AMSL Scientific’s Andrew Odd provides an overview of common bacterial infections in beer, which can now be detected quicker than ever.
Brewer Luke Nicholas says it should be the role of a bar to curate the quality of the beers it sells, and even avoid the constant turnover of beers of dubious quality in the interests of better beer…