The ups and downs of malt

One of the weird things about working in a 150 year-old building is that we must fit our tanks and pipes into the spaces we’ve got. Our milling process is no exception. Here’s how it goes down…and up.

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Yeast part two: reuse and recycle

When we last looked in on our friend yeast – the tiny engine that creates the alcohol in our favourite beverage – it had just completed the fermentation process. Today we’re talking cropping.

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It growed again…our yeast propagation story

When our current batch of Lager yeast enters its fourth or fifth generation, we need to start the process of growing a replacement culture. This ensures we are always using a pure and healthy yeast strain. Here’s how propagation happens at Moosehead.

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The tiny engine: yeast

Today we’re going to take a look at another ingredient in the beer recipe: yeast. It is perhaps one of the world’s most prevalent organisms – and it is a tiny engine, responsible for one of our most important biochemical reactions.

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Hello harvest time!

The other day we harvested the cones from our hop plant! It was an impressive haul for a little plant.

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