Fermentation of beer

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Fermentation of beer

Post by SWEngineer » Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:18 pm

Is yeast the microorganism used to ferment beer?

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Post by daniel.kurz » Mon Oct 24, 2011 3:32 am

I certainly hope so.

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Post by aptitude » Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:08 am

Wheat grains and hops are also used.

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Post by JackBean » Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:52 am

aptitude wrote:Wheat grains and hops are also used.

but these are not microorganisms, right? :)
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Post by aptitude » Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:12 am

JackBean wrote:
aptitude wrote:Wheat grains and hops are also used.

but these are not microorganisms, right? :)


Haha. Sorry I misread the question.

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Post by canalon » Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:57 am

But which species of yeast? And I am pretty sure that some beers, like Lambics are fermented in part by bacteria.
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Post by JackBean » Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:28 pm

wau, although I don't drink alcohol, I would try that one :)
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