Asia Brewers Network

ABN Technical Series: Ask Fermentis – Sour Ales


Beer glass on a table flyer for Fermentis Sour Beer webinarThe first of our “Ask Fermentis” sessions looks into Sour Beer production.

Simon Jeanpierre & Krishna Rajiv from the Fermentis technical team discuss the impact of the lactobacillus species and its pitch rate on the ratio of lactic and acetic acid production and other flavour compounds.

Find out more on:

  • The souring process
  • The development of organic acids
  • The development of flavour compounds
  • Obtaining a balanced sourness, enhancing either acidic or fruity notes

Krishna & Simon’s 25 min presentation can be found in the video below or on our Asia Brewers Network YouTube channel HERE

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Charles Guerrier

Charles Guerrier

Charles founded SEA Brew in 2015 and is now responsible for the running of the Asia Brewers Network and associated activities. He travels extensively throughout the region putting his Beer Sommelier accreditation to good use.

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