Beer spoilage caused by microorganisms, which is a major concern for brewers, produces undesirable aromas and flavors in the final product and substantial financial losses. To address this problem, brewers need easy-to-apply tools that inform them of beer susceptibility to the microbial spoilage. In this study, a growth/no growth (G/NG) binary logistic regression model to predict this susceptibility was developed. Values of beer physicochemical parameters such as pH, alcohol content (% ABV), bitterness units (IBU), and yeast-fermentable extract (% YFE) obtained from the analysis of twenty commercially available craft beers were used to prepare 22 adjusted beers at different levels of each parameter studied. These preparations were assigned as a first group of samples, while 17 commercially available beers samples as a second group. The results of G/NG from both groups, after artificially inoculating with one wild yeast and different lactic acid bacteria (LAB) previously adapted to grow in a...

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