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Brewing process

What goes into making our beer?

Similar to baking bread, yeast is critical to making beer. Yeast is added to the wort to turn the sugars into alcohol and carbon dioxide in a process called fermentation.  

We're careful about the quality of the yeast we use – it affects how well fermentation works, as well as the quality of the beer's flavour.

After fermentation, the beer is aged in tanks or casks. We then filter the beer to remove small particles of yeast or protein that might make it cloudy. The beer is then ready to be put into bottles, cans and kegs.

A bottler inspects the finished product

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Brewing process - Yeast

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Did you know?

A pile of yeast

The amount of yeast grows about three-fold during fermentation.