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Does "ice-cold filtering" have additional value for a beer?

It suggests that the filtering is somehow better. But really it's Marketing - conjuring the mental image of a delicious cold frosty beer. The base idea is that proteins & yeasts in the beer (...
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Commercial beers made using a (triple) decoction mash?

Source Material Referenced below. Depending on where you are located some of these I think would be available. In Milwaukee I've seen Pilsner Urquell, De Konick, Palm, and Rodenbach. According to ...
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Does "ice-cold filtering" have additional value for a beer?

From a home-brewing point of view: cold-crashing is when you take your fermenting/ed wort and stick it in the refrigerator causing the yeast to become inactive and/or fall out of solution. It can be ...
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Did the Reinheitsgebot ever make it to Belgium?

Did the Reinheitsgebot ever make it to Belgium? Reinheitsgebot never made over the entirety of Germany. Wikipedia mentions that only that Greece and China incorporated these regulations on beer. ...
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What are some big brand Dunkel beers in the United States?

What are some big brand Dunkel beers in the United States? First of all what are Dunkels? Dunkel is the German word meaning dark, and dunkel beers typically range in color from amber to dark reddish ...
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Why do some non-alcoholic beers have sugar?

It could very well be natural or added sugar, it depends entirely on the style of beer and how it is produced. The absence of sugar could be due to low sugar levels inherent in the substrates chosen ...
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Brewing: Which temperature should I ferment ale beer at?

Short answer: 17-20C (62-68F) is good for ales. The temperature of fermentation is exceedingly important for the final beer. Too low (< 15C) can cause the ale yeast to go dormant, stalling the ...
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Are Oktoberfest beers available in Germany before the official start of the festival?

I'm not sure if you will find any Oktoberfest beer at the airport but they are available several weeks before "official" start in big groceries or beer shops. Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest Märzen, ...
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What is a comparable beer to Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier?

You can find a discussion about it here. A couple of US brewed beers that arise from it are Sierra Nevada Kellerweis and Sly Fox Royal Weiss; but if you'd prefer a more easy-going (and usually ...
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How is it that I sleep well after drinking beer, but I sleep terrible after drinking vodka?

Hangovers Primary causes are dehydration and toxins built up in your system from the impurities in the alcohol you've been drinking, but in my personal experience and research sugar content can also ...
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Why does Trento (Italy) have such a range of German beers?

I will resume here what I know about this topic. One of the twenty regions of Italy, and one of the most northern, is Trentino-Alto Adige. It borders with Austria and, for some 20km, with Switzerland....
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What is a comparable beer to Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier?

Erdinger Urweisse and Erdinger Hefeweissbier should also be close. Both are brewed in Erding (roughly 15 miles from Weihenstephan), but reportedly available throughout the world.
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