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Free From Beers

Current trends in “free from Beer” There is an ever increasing demand for food and drink to be designed that excludes one or more ingredients with which some consumers are either allergic or have...

What should you expect from this year’s malt specifications?

The malt nitrogens coming into breweries with the new seasons malt are likely to be higher than usual, at around 1.7%. The winters are not expected to be quite as high, but are still above average,...

Kegging, canning or bottling? Have you considered the benefits of Murphy’s Super F?

What is it? Super F is a rapid action fining, made using our own special formulation of silicate and polysaccharide for rapid sedimentation.  This unique blend makes Super F effective at fining out...

Beer Stability at Murphys

Murphy and Son Ltd are proud to be the main UK distributors of a large range of stabilisers supplied by the following leading companies: Ashlands Stabilisers recognised worldwide for its Polyclar®...

Using a microscope to help control yeast quality

For good brewing you need a healthy yeast with a good viability, a good cell count and free from contamination. You can monitor the viability of your yeast by using a methylene blue stain, as dead or...

Diacetyl Control; use ALDC to brew the beer you intended

What is ALDC? Alpha acetolactate decarboxylase. Benefits of ALDC: ·        Reduces Diacetyl production ·        Significantly reduces maturation times ·        More efficient...

How to improve and support your brewing yeast fermentation

Some yeast strains require additional vitamins, amino acids, essential salts and trace elements to maintain good growth and health throughout fermentation. In order to supplement the nutrients...

Ideal Winter Fining Products: Kompactikleer & Brewbrite

As the nights are drawing in and temperatures are dropping, this may be the ideal time to consider trying some of our products that reduce the chances of chill haze. We currently have two products...

How to treat your spent grain (Ammonium Tetraformate Solution)

Ammonium Tetraformate Solution is used for killing yeast or grain prior to use as animal feed. Benefits Improves digestion and absorption of nutrients in livestock. Prevents contamination and...