Beer: A Quality Perspective

Other | May 5, 2011

byCharles Bamforth, Charles Bamforth, Inge Russell...

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Beer is the only detailed book that specifically addresses the science of beer quality. It explores the quality attributes of beer as well as the various impacts on and perception of beer quality. It includes expert insights based on real-world experience.

This book details, with extensive referencing, the research that has been devoted to beer and beer quality. It is the first book to approach beer in this way and comprises an essential reference for anyone seeking an authoritative account of the science of beer appearance, flavor, stability and wholesomeness. Chapters discuss beer foam and how to achieve a suitable head; beer flavour and its instability; colloidal stability of beer; microbiological stability of beer; beer gushing; beer color; and the health aspects of beer.

This book will be of interest to employees on the technical production side of the alcoholic beverage industry; students studying the subject; people involved in related and associated biotechnology industries; people from the brewing industry; and academic researchers.

  • The only detailed book that specifically addresses the science of beer quality
  • Addresses the various impacts on and perception of beer quality
  • Includes expert insights based on real-world experience

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Beer is the only detailed book that specifically addresses the science of beer quality. It explores the quality attributes of beer as well as the various impacts on and perception of beer quality. It includes expert insights based on real-world experience. This book details, with extensive referencing, the research that has been devote...

Graham G. Stewart has been Emeritus Professor in Brewing and Distilling at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland since he retired in 2007. From 1994-2007 he was Professor of Brewing and Distilling and Director of the International Centre for Brewing and Distilling (ICBD), Heriot-Watt University. For 25 years prior to this he was ...

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Format:OtherDimensions:304 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:May 5, 2011Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080926096

ISBN - 13:9780080926094

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Beer Foam: Achieving a Suitable Head
Ch. 2 Beer Flavour
Ch. 3 The Flavour Instability of Beer
Ch. 4 Colloidal Stability of Beer
Ch. 5 Microbiological Stability of Beer
Ch. 6 Beer Gushing
Ch. 7 Beer Color
Ch. 8 Beer and Health