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  1. M

    How to measure esters?

    I would like to measure the amount of esters I have in my finished beer with the help of a spectrometer. Does anyone have a good tutorial of what I have to do with my beer to make this possible? Or some other source/thread where there's a guide on how to do it. Thank you
  2. beervoid

    English yeasts and the miracle ester sweet spot of generation nr X

    Hello yeast lovers, I've been brewing IPA's mostly with GY054 Vermont yeast and WY1318 London Ale III. I overbuild starters and keep some for a next brew. Now it might have been coincidence but at around generation 5 or 6 these yeast seem to attenuate a bit less but throw mad fruity esters...
  3. Ouroboros

    Ester/Phenol Balance in Weizen

    I'm a huge fan of a hefeweizen or a dunkelweizen in a hot summer day, but with some commercial brews I feel like the ester taste/aroma seems to dominate the spicy phenolic component by the end of the glass. The level of banana in Franziskaner or Paulaner are plenty for my tastes. I hear some...
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