Beer - Food Technology

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  • Beer
    • Making
      • Fermentable sugars must be extracted from grains
      • E.g. Barley
    • Malting
      • Allow barely to stand in warm air
      • Allowed to sprout
      • Drying
      • Grinding
      • Added to water to extract sugars
    • Mash Tun
      • Malt + Cereal roughly milled + hot water added
      • Temperature 65c
      • Takes 5 hours
      • Wort rich in dissolved sugars
      • Drained
      • Boiled + hops added for flavour
    • Process
      • Malting of barely to produce maltose
      • Mash Tun stage
      • Wort allowed to drain away
      • Hops added
      • Wort filtered + rapidly cooled
    • Fermentation
      • Carbon dioxide produced caries yeast to the surface

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