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Daniel John Cooper

Total live articles: 7

Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Daniel Cooper gained his degree and Ph.D in brewing science and has 15 years of research and production experience in the brewing and malting industries. He has published work in both trade and scientific journals as well as writing about brewing science for a number of consumer magazines.

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What does a skunk have in common with beer? The answer is a particular flavour quality that brewers would rather not have in their beer. But as home brewers what is the skunky flavour, what causes it

Food and Drink> Home Brewing l 2 years ago

It is not a very glamorous word to use to describe an ingredient. It certainly is not suggestive of something that is used in top quality beer but don't be put off by the word. The use of different

Food and Drink> Home Brewing l 2 years ago

Water makes up some 95% of the content of beer so its impact on the quality of the beer that you brew cannot be understated. However, understanding the chemistry involved can be quite confusing and

Food and Drink> Home Brewing l 2 years ago

It is the stuff of nightmares, you have hand crafted your own beer and when you come to drink it you find that it is hazy. What causes beer haze and how can you control it. This article details all

Food and Drink> Home Brewing l 2 years ago

If you have ever thought about growing your own hops, stop thinking and start now. It is easier than you think and coupled with the knowledge that the beer that you have hand crafted contains hops

Food and Drink> Home Brewing l 2 years ago

In part 3 of this article series the process of steeping the barley grain was described. We will now move onto the description of germination. Once steeped the grain enters a phase of rapid growth

Food and Drink> Home Brewing l 2 years ago

Malt is the essential ingredient in the brewing of beer, it is in fact the soul of beer. In the third part of this article series on malt the importance of steeping in the production of quality malt

Food and Drink> Home Brewing l 2 years ago

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