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Edinburgh scientists work on restoring whisky flavours

Scientists are working on bringing whisky flavours from the early 19th Century back into production. Researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh are testing how the crops that were common back then respond to modern processing methods. Over the next six years, they plan to test at least eight heritage barley varieties. They want to find out whether old species of

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Flat beer could be another byproduct of the energy crisis

CO2 shortages caused by high energy prices are slamming the food and beverage industry. Breweries are taking some of the biggest hits. While atmospheric CO2 levels keep increasing, some industries aren’t getting enough of the gas. The cost of industrial CO2 has been rising since the summer. These price surges have created problems for breweries, which need the gas to carbonate beer,

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