THE CMG BLOG

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WHAT IS TANK PASSIVATION?

As more Breweries open across the US, it’s important to take a step back and make sure new and even more seasoned brewers understand the basic principles of tank passivation and the differences in the various methods. When new tanks arrive they are often shipped...

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EXPLORING SENSORY: DO IT 100 PER SCENT

A few words about sensory and beer Everyone likes a good word said or written about their beer. When it tastes great and the consumer drops a note on the website, a beer blog or social media post, you get nods. Opinions are all too easily shared when it comes to...

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ELEVATED GRAINS

Although spring has just begun and the fall harvest is far from now, for Canada Malting it is never too early to start planning for the new barley crop. Canada Malting is constantly focused on the crop to assure the availability and quality of malting barley for...

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CONQUERING THE COLD, DARK WINTER – ALASKAN STYLE!

Alaska is famous for wonderful barleywine events. The barleywine season begins in mid-December with the “12 Days of Barleywine” at the Glacier Brewhouse in Anchorage. For the 12 days leading up to the Winter Solstice, over 30 different barleywines are offered from...

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EMBRACING THE PASTRY-ARCHY

Pastry stouts have become commonplace in many markets across the world. Brewers have begun to expand on flavors to create dessert like beers—taking stouts to a different level. Flavors such as vanilla, chocolate, maple, cinnamon, coffee, strawberry, and coconut are...

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THE ADVANTAGES OF CO2 EXTRACT and CRYOHOPS®

Looking for ways to reduce your hop inventory, reduce ingredient cost, and increase brewhouse yields? Whether you are brewing moderate to very heavily hopped beers, the use of CO2 Hop extract and CryoHops® can fulfill all these requirements. CO2 Hop Extract CO2 Hop...