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Lost Rhino’s Jasper Akerboom – Northern Virginia’s Professor of the Microbial Arts

Lost Rhino’s Jasper Akerboom – Northern Virginia’s Professor of the Microbial Arts

By Jefferson Evans and Chuck Triplett When you are a brewer in northern Virginia and the Greater D.C. Metro Area and you need help obtaining or taming those microscopic beasties that are the little engines that turn sugars into alcohol and carbon dioxide while also generating a wide range of flavor imparting compounds, who you

Yeast is the Beast: How three scientists in Virginia are improving your craft beer 

Words & Photos by Steve Deason Yeast is like the “Rodney Dangerfield” of craft beer.   It doesn’t get any respect.  Craft beer drinkers talk endlessly about hops.  For a dark beer, you might even hear them mention the wonderful chocolate malt.   Doubtful you’ll hear much about what great yeast this is or where it came

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