Journal of
Brewing and Distilling

  • Abbreviation: J. Brew. Distilling
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2197
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBD
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 33

Table of Content: January-June 2024; 13(1)

February 2024

Bacterial contamination and surface hygiene in the microbrewery environment

Bacterial spoilage has a negative impact on the quality, stability and consumer acceptance of beer. The present study was conducted to determine bacterial surface and product contamination in the microbrewery environment. HybriScan™ D Beer rapid molecular testing kits for bacterial cell counts were used to evaluate three microbreweries of similar size at eleven different locations within each brewery. Analyses of...

Author(s): Alex R. Thompson, Julie K. Northcutt and Paul Dawson