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2014-09-08 23:05:25

Veriflow® brewPAL Will Protect against Beer Spoilage Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life-sciences company that develops and manufactures rapid molecular diagnostics for the food and beverage industries, announced today that it will partner with Victory Brewing Company to develop a diagnostic assay to detect beer-spoiling microbes. The assay, to be called Veriflow® brewPAL, will be developed with the use of Invisible Sentinel’s...

2012-06-04 17:28:47

The yeast Dekkera bruxellensis plays an important role in the production of wine, as it can have either a positive or a negative impact on the taste. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden, among others, have analyzed the yeast's genome sequenced by the US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, giving wine producers the possibility to take control of the flavor development of the wine. Yeasts are an important ingredient in the production of various types of food, for example wine,...

19th Century Shipwreck Beer Could Be Recreated
2012-05-13 05:02:54

Beer discovered two years ago onboard a shipwreck from the mid-1800s could possibly be recreated using living bacteria discovered in the brew, Finnish researchers announced last Thursday. According to Terhi Kinnunen of Reuters, Annika Wilhelmson from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland said that chemical analysis of the beer, which was recovered from a sunken ship near Aland islands in the Baltic Sea, has shown that it would be possible to make an alcoholic beverage similar to the...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.