Alcoholic Beverages - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128152690

Alcoholic Beverages

1st Edition

Volume 7. The Science of Beverages

Editors: Alexandru Grumezescu Alina Maria Holban
Paperback ISBN: 9780128152690
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 8th April 2019
Page Count: 562
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Description

Alcoholic Beverages, Volume Seven in The Science of Beverages series, is a multidisciplinary resource for anyone who needs deeper knowledge on the most recent approaches in beverage development, technology and engineering, along with their effects on beverage composition, quality, sensory and nutritional features. The book discusses main alcoholic beverages, such as spirits and wines that are thoroughly analyzed in terms of production, sustainability and future perspectives. It offers examples of the new trends and the most recent technologies and approaches in the industry of alcoholic drinks.

Key Features

  • Includes a variety of trending ingredients for novel beverage production
  • Provides different approaches for the identification of adulterations and contaminants in alcoholic beverages
  • Includes research examples and applications of different products, such as beer, wine and spirits

Readership

Food scientists, food chemists, food microbiologists, food engineers in the beverages sector(R&D, Gov. and academia)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction in the engineering of alcoholic beverages
2. New trends in spirit beverages production
3. Emerging trends on fortified wines: chemical perspective
4. Application of a two-stage system with pressurized carbon dioxide microbubbles for inactivating enzymes and microorganisms in unpasteurized sake and unfiltered beer
5. Electromagnetic Characterisation of Beers: Methodology, Results, Limitations and Applications
6. Mescal an Alcoholic Beverage from Agave spp. with Great Commercial Potential
7. Sotol an Alcoholic Beverage with Rising Importance in the Worldwide Commerce
8. Medicinal fungus Ganoderma lucidum as raw material for alcohol beverage production
9. Technology of vermouth wines
10. Alcoholic fermented beverage from maize, rice and cassava
11. The use of mass spectrometric approaches for the identification of adulterations and contaminants in alcoholic beverages
12. Tapping into healthy: Wine as functional beverage
13. Alcohol, glucoallostasis and cognitive performance
14. The threat to quality of alcohol beverages by unrecorded consumption
15. Waste management of alcoholic beverages

Details

No. of pages:
562
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Paperback ISBN:
9780128152690

About the Editor

Alexandru Grumezescu

Alexandru Grumezescu

Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu is a Lecturer in the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, at the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania. He is an experienced researcher and published editor in the field of nano and biostructures. He is the Editor-in-Chief of 2 international open access journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience. Dr. Grumezescu has published ~200 peer-reviewed papers, ~50 book chapters, and has co-authored nine books and 50 edited books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science and Faculty of Medical Engineering, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania

Alina Maria Holban

Alina-Maria Holban is a Lecturer in Microbiology and Immunology, at the Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest; and associate Researcher at the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania, working on the field of bionanomaterials with antimicrobial applications. The contribution of Dr Holban in her research field is supported by the publication of 75 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 42 conference/symposia proceedings (posters and oral presentations, from which 29 were presented in International scientific meetings), 21 edited books, 20 book chapters in international books and 2 GenBank original sequences (patents). More than 50% of the published papers are investigating the applications of nanomaterials on biomedical fields.

Affiliations and Expertise

Microbiology Department, Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

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