Choosing the right yeast strain for your style of beer is never an easy task. There are certain performance indicators which need to be considered. Words such as attenuation, flocculation, fermentation temperature, alcohol tolerance and sensory profile have a special meaning to the brewers. In
Biotransformation is a buzzword nowadays in brewing, which can sometimes be confusing due to the complex processes involved. Basically, it is a chemical modification made by an organism on a compound.
Brewer’s yeast, during the fermentation, metabolizes sugars and converts them into alcohol and carbon dioxide.
The role of yeast has always been fascinating in brewing beer. Yeast is responsible for the fermentation process in beer. It’s a single-celled microorganism which eats up certain sugars such as maltose, glucose, fructose, sucrose, maltotriose and dextrin. As a result, these sugars are converted
Authored by: Gianmaria Ricciardi,
Brewing Technical Sales Manager - Italy at Lallemand Brewing
Header Photo Credits: Lars Marius Garshol
The word Kveik has a dignified meaning which indicates the breath of a new life into something, a very romantic way to symbolise the start of the fermentation that
The role of yeast in brewing, a glance at history:
No yeast, no beer. No beer, no civilization. Brewers have been making beer for millennia (c.13, 000 years as suggested by some evidence). However, it is only until relatively recently that we have begun to understand