beer stone


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beer stone

[′bir ‚stōn]
(food engineering)
A mixture of calcium oxalate and organic material that deposits on container surfaces during brewing operations. Also known as beer scale.
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It was the last tour before closing time and no-one else joined us as we followed the guide through empty, sparsely-lit caverns where generations of people had quarried the famous Beer stone in near darkness.
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