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Upcoming Webinars

QC2 101: Introduction to Lactobacillus and Pediococcus in the Brewery

December 10, 2020
Join us on December 10th from 2:00 - 4:00 PM to gain a better understanding of how your beer can become infected by the top two beer spoilers, Lactobacillus and Pediococcus, and what to do about it.
In this webinar, you’ll learn all about these two types of microbes and different ways to test for infection. Matt Nelson, the Quality Manager at Bissell Brothers Brewing Company in Portland, Maine, will join us for this webinar to give us a brewer’s perspective on how to prevent and monitor these microbes. This webinar is useful to both commercial and home brewers! You will leave this workshop with the skills and methods to test for these top beer spoilers in your brewery using HLP (Hsu’s Lactobacillus-Pediococcus Medium) media! ‍ About our speaker: Matt Nelson, Quality Manager Bissell Brother Brewing Company Matt Nelson is the Quality Manager at Bissell Brothers Brewing Company in Portland, Maine. He has over nine years of laboratory experience in the brewing industry and the biotechnology industry. Over the past four years he has helped to create and grow the quality program at Bissell Brothers into a functioning quality control lab.
Webinar Objectives:
  • Overview of microbiology in the brewing process
  • Intro to Lactobacillus and Pediococcus
  • Testing methods for Lacto/Pedio
  • Hsu's
  • Testing methods for Lacto/Pedio

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