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Encyclopaedia of Brewing

by Christopher Boulton
Editor David Quain

Wiley | August 5, 2013 | Hardcover

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The only encyclopedia of its kind, Encyclopedia of Brewing provides a comprehensive description of terms which relate to the science and technology of beer, allied beverages, and the brewing and malting processes. The extensive and authoritative coverage provides an appropriately detailed description of each term under consideration, supplemented with diagrams and photographs where relevant. This essential first point of reference for information on brewing science offers commercial brewers and allied traders worldwide, as well as the burgeoning North American craft brewing sector, with an international perspective.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 716 pages, 9.9 × 7.1 × 1.31 in

Published: August 5, 2013

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1405167440

ISBN - 13: 9781405167444

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Encyclopaedia of Brewing

by Christopher Boulton
Editor David Quain

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 716 pages, 9.9 × 7.1 × 1.31 in

Published: August 5, 2013

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1405167440

ISBN - 13: 9781405167444

Table of Contents

The encyclopedia will include an appropriate of coverage of the following brewing related topics. 1. Beer types. 2. Description of beverages related to beer. 3. Terms used in the brewing process from raw materials through to packaging. 4. Descriptions of the terms used in the biochemistry, microbiology and genetics which underpin brewing. 5. Laboratory methods used for the analysis of beer and raw materials, equipment used, and interpretation of outputs. 6. Quality assurance / control systems and standards. 7. Hygiene and cleaning processes. 8. Small and large-pack packaging. 9. Engineering terms in malting, brewing, packaging and dispense. 10. Above and below the bar beer dispense, including glassware. 11. Beer flavour chemistry. 12. Historical terms. 13. Legislation relevant to brewing. 14. International perspective - cross-referencing of common terms used by brewers worldwide. Appendices. 1. Scientific units used in brewing and their interconversion. 2. Measures of capacity. 3. Taxonomy of brewing yeasts. 4. Worked examples of common brewery calculations. 5. Relationship between product temperature and pasteurization units. 6. Relationship between density of ethanol/water mixtures by volume and by mass. 7. Solubility of pure gases in water and beer. 8. Relationship between CO2 solubility by weight and by volume. 9. Relationship between specific gravity and concentration of commonly used sugars. 10. Other sources of information including relevant internet sites. 11. Yeast c
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The only encyclopedia of its kind, Encyclopedia of Brewing provides a comprehensive description of terms which relate to the science and technology of beer, allied beverages, and the brewing and malting processes. The extensive and authoritative coverage provides an appropriately detailed description of each term under consideration, supplemented with diagrams and photographs where relevant. This essential first point of reference for information on brewing science offers commercial brewers and allied traders worldwide, as well as the burgeoning North American craft brewing sector, with an international perspective.

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Encyclopaedia of Brewing provides a comprehensive description and explanation of all terms which relate to the science and technology of beer, allied beverages and the brewing and malting processes. The Encyclopaedia's unrivalled coverage is extensive enough to provide an appropriately detailed description of each term under consideration, supplemented in many cases with diagrams and photographs. Offering an international perspective, the book includes descriptions of the terms used in:
  • the brewing process, from raw materials through to packaging
  • the biochemistry, microbiology and genetics which underpin brewing
  • laboratory methods used for the analysis of beer and raw materials
  • quality assurance/control systems and standards
  • hygiene and cleaning processes
  • small- and large-pack packaging
  • engineering of malting, brewing, packaging and dispense
  • beer flavour chemistry
  • historical context
  • legislation relevant to brewing
Encyclopaedia of Brewing is the only book of its kind, and is destined to become the essential and authoritative first point of reference for brewing science.

About the Author

Chris Boulton is currently lecturer and Professor in Brewing Science at the University of Nottingham, and formerly spent some 25 years with Bass Brewers and latterly Molson Coors UK.
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