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Old 03-06-2009, 02:41 AM   #1
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The purpose of this forum is to discuss scientific and advanced technical topics in all aspects of brewing and fermentation, from malt analyses and mash enzymes to water chemistry and yeast metabolism. Discussions of brewing experiments are also encouraged.

Scientific terminology, abbreviations, etc. are welcome. If there are terms you don't understand, Google can help. However, this is not to dissuade those who want to learn from asking questions. Questions even for basic understanding of the scientific aspects of brewing are welcome as well, but the answers may assume a basic level of science knowledge. Discussions on the "how-to's" of brewing are best reserved for the other forums. This forum is about the "why's" of brewing.

The scientific community is about learning, understanding, and helping others to learn and understand. So, welcome to the Brew Science Forum! Come to listen and learn and be helpful for others to learn.

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Old 03-06-2009, 03:50 AM   #2
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It's about time we have a section designed for some of the more advanced science behind the art of brewing!
"Brewers enjoy working to make beer as much as drinking beer instead of working."
-Harold Rudolph

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Old 03-07-2009, 06:18 PM   #3
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Wooo, I'm excited. Time to go track down some old threads...

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Old 03-07-2009, 06:31 PM   #4
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Ill probably spend more time reading in this forum then any other at this site.
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Kegged: half of something from last Spring
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Old 03-07-2009, 06:55 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by rsmith179 View Post
It's about time we have a section designed for some of the more advanced science behind the art of brewing!
+1 to this. I know so little about the actual sceince behind brewing, but I'm excited to learn. I'll be lurking here quite a bit, and picking up what I can from you folks.
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I would never use a dead mouse in my beer. It's much better to use live ones. You could probably just steep a dead one, but live ones must be mashed. Actually, smashed and mashed would be best.

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Old 04-11-2009, 06:39 PM   #6
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well, i am really excited to know about the chemistry of brewing, because i have a keen interest to know the actual ingredients that are required to make a beer, i would also like to know the main constituents that are added for the flavoring of the beer.

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Old 04-21-2009, 05:38 PM   #7
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Awesome new forum (at least new to me), great idea!

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Old 08-12-2010, 12:07 AM   #8
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It seems like there are less scientists and more beer drinkers in the Brew Science Forum! LOL

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Old 08-13-2010, 06:49 PM   #9
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You're saying beer drinking is an art form?

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Old 12-11-2014, 08:19 PM   #10
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Really enjoying reading this forum! Thanks!!

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