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 has a fascinating past that includes smuggling, lacemaking and Beer stone. Its name derives from the Anglo Saxon word "bearu", meaning grove, for the surrounding forest.
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.
It turned out that Opoku had upped the accounts service level, from once every six weeks to once every three weeks, and this was loosening up the beer stone. "When something changes, you look for the reason.
The Draftec products include Line CleanerR, designed to remove biofilm, and Acid Line CleaneR, designed to remove beer stone. The Draft Beer Guild is a non-profit organization founded to protect the quality of draft beer, which the Guild calls.