After 24 years of homebrewing, I am still mesmerized by the hypnotic churning and billowing suds of fermenting wort as it is metamorphosed into beer by the humble fungus, yeast. More than a mere catalyst, yeast can exert the most influence of any ingredient.
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Brewing Instructions - Full Pints May 1, 2011 - K. Florian Klemp
Brewing Features - Full Pints The Magic of Yeast March 1, 2003 - Julie Johnson Bradford
If yeast didn’t exist, Douglas Adams would have had to invent it. Among a host of imaginary species, the author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy created the babelfish, a creature that feeds on the soundwaves of one language and excretes the soundwaves of a different language. The interplanetary traveler slips a tiny babelfish... View Article