When it comes to stacking the current crates and bottle cases, a lot of space is left in between. The available transport and storage volumes could be put to significantly better use. Tim Siebels, from the Office for Logistics Research in Dortmund, presents a new development that utilizes the narrower bottleneck diameter for optimized packing density.
Adrian Minnig, technical director at the Swiss microbrewery MN Brew, is particularly mindful of tradition. But recently he has begun utilizing artificial intelligence to develop recipes. In this interview, he talks about his experiences and the first attempts at brewing AI beer.
The beer world has changed drastically this last decade. Renowned brewing scientist Prof. Charles Bamforth describes the current situation and ventures a look at the future.
Yeast management is often neglected at breweries – yet the quality of the yeast has a significant impact on the quality of the beer. What can breweries do keep the yeast from being stressed?
Farmers are hit particularly hard by climate change: They notice the impact of drought, heavy rainfall and other weather problems directly in their fields. Barleycorn is a good example of how changes in climate directly affect the brewing process.