brew tracker – canning & packaging our non-alcoholic beer

We are at the FINAL stage of our inaugural brew and are so excited to dive into what goes into that last step before it hits your doorstep or your local retailer. On this post, we will cover different types of packaging, the pros and cons of each, and where trends are headed. After the beer goes through its final processing and is ready to be consumed, there are a variety of ways to package it so it arrives to consumers fresh and tasty. Bottles – Bottles have been the more traditional container for beer for centuries. For a long

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making our non-alcoholic beer – dealcoholization

If you’re new to the December posts, welcome! We’ve been tracking our first brew’s progress and highlighting details of each step along the way. We are nearing the end (so exciting!) and are entering the dealcoholization process. What happens during this phase? We’ve brewed a beer mostly like any other beer (at least in process but not necessarily formulation) and then we are going to remove the alcohol through a filtration process. Check out our earlier post on all the popular methods of brewing a non-alcoholic beer as filtration is just one way (but we are partial that it’s the

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making our non-alcoholic beer – fermentation

We are so excited that our first brew is in the brite tank and soon to be going through the de-alcoholization process. We are a couple steps ahead of the blog posts but wanted to keep you posted on how fermentation went and what that step entails.  Fermentation begins once we pitched the yeast on brew day. According to justbeerapp.com, “during fermentation, yeast converts the sugary wort into actual beer by producing alcohol, a wide range of flavours and carbon dioxide. The duration of the fermentation process varies from batch to batch. The length it takes for beer to ferment

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making a non-alcoholic beer – brew day

Rightside is releasing our first brew this month and I couldn’t be more excited to share with y’all! If this is your first visit to the blog, welcome! For those that have been on the journey with us, I am truly so grateful for your support and excitement.  Since this is THE release month, we wanted to peek into the brewing process to give y’all an idea of where the brew is and how quickly you can expect it on shelf & on your doorstep. This month, we will be lifting the lid on brewing a non-alcoholic beer and you

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where can i buy non-alcoholic beer?

One of the frequently asked questions we get is “where can I buy non-alcoholic beer?” The answer is not as clear as you may expect. According to the National Law Review, “As part of the general move to better-for-you beverages, non-alcoholic (NA) options have been and will likely continue to be on the rise. However, how NA is treated, or not treated, as “beer” has significant impact on its potential route to market.”  Direct to Consumer (shipping directly to your doorstep) – Most of these decisions are made at the state level which is why shipping to consumers is limited

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How is non-alcoholic beer made?

Back in 2017, I found myself pouring through Google search results with this very same question. There was a lot less information out there back then, and fortunately, as the space grows, so does the number of ways non-alcoholic beer is made.  I’m not a brewer by trade and knew I would need help. I hired a chemist to help me dissect the various methods to choose the one that would do the best job of preserving the taste of the beer since that seemed to be the biggest problem with what was in the market. I reference three common

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