15 April 2015

Lox-less malting barley varieties and their effects on beer quality

How can beer be preserved long without staling? Lipoxygenase-1-less (lox-less) barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) can be a possible answer to this question. This report describes the characteristics of CDC PolarStar which is the first lox-less malting barley variety in North America and the positive effects of the lox-less trait on beer quality, and the lox-less barley breeding strategy.

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