We’re aging whiskey in wine barrels here at Upstate to make something special…
We’re celebrating our first year in business and look forward to many more. Thanks for your support! You stay crafty, Saratoga!
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It was a late night last night at UpstateDistilling with the whiskey. But it’s not what you think. Our fast-acting team avoided near disaster with the equipment, it’s never a good idea to rush when making whiskey! Continue reading “We Had A Late One Last Night At Upstate…”
Brewing is the production of beer by steeping a starch source (commonly cereal grains) in water and fermenting the resulting sweet liquid with yeast. It may be done in a brewery by a commercial brewer, at home by a homebrewer, or by a variety of traditional methods such as communally by the indigenous peoples in Brazil when making cauim. Continue reading “Steps in the brewing process”
There are several steps in the brewing process, which may include malting, mashing, lautering, boiling, fermenting, conditioning, filtering, and packaging. Continue reading “The Exciting Process of Brewing”
After the whirlpool, the wort must be brought down to fermentation temperatures (20–26°Celsius) before yeast is added. In modern breweries this is achieved through a plate heat exchanger. A plate heat exchanger has many ridged plates, which form two separate paths. Continue reading “Advanced Wort Cooling Techniques”