May 18, 2019

When Dan Kurzrock and Jordan Schwartz first brewed their own beer back in college, the amount of spent grain “waste” astounded them. The industrious students started baking the leftover slurry into bread, which they then sold to support their brewing hobby. One thing l...

March 17, 2019

What you see: A wispy thing at the bottom of your honey liqueur
What it is: Clumping molecules! Known as “flocculation,” this can happen when organic materials find themselves in an acidic environment
Drink or toss: Decant the perfectly good liqueur into a different co...

January 29, 2019

What you see: Snowy white particles in your gin
What it is: Flavor compounds like esters and waxes that have formed clumps
Drink or toss? Drink! Nothing harmful here

The story:

Gin tastes wonderfully herbal because it’s been infused with a tea-like bundle of things like...

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