In the brewing industry one of the processes for its elaboration is carbonation, for some brewers considered as a very important ingredient.
Carbonation is an important feature of beer, as it adds flavor, body and influences how the aromas of hops and malt will be perceived by the drinker. It is equally important for the appearance of the beer and for the consistency of its foam or head. Here we tell you about some methods to carry it out successfully. Not all beers are carbonated at the same level. On the one hand we have, for example, the English Ales to which they are practically not added and, on the other hand, the German Weizen, which are highly carbonated, the carbonation levels are expressed in volumes of CO2, a measure of gas dissolved in the same volume of liquid, in this case is one liter of CO2 dissolved in a liter of beer, for example. Most beers have 2-3 volume, although there are some exceptions. Normally the levels are adjusted to the style of beer you want to make.
There are different ways of Carbonatar:
Regardless of the method used is necessary to have the necessary instrumentation to ensure proper carbonation from a temperature control to flow meters, pressure, level, etc., will be essential to ensure the taste and aroma that the consumer seeks within their beer,
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