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Bitter & Esters Presents a Yeast Class Lecture & Tasting

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Bitter & Esters’ yeast class and accompanying tasting will delve deeply into the world of everyones favorite microorganism.

The yeast lecture will cover.

– A history of yeast as it pertains to brewing and home brewers.

– Yeast Nutrition, growth and chemical pathways that effect home brewers.

– How to choose and maintain a happy yeast culture in your home brew and how strain selection impacts beer flavor.

– Pitching rates, Propagation, starters, collection (top and bottom cropping) storage.

– They’ll discuss the changes in Yeast cultures over generations and how home brewers rinse & clean yeast to repitch.


Tasting – Lost Brittish Strains

During the second half of the class they’ll conduct a tasting experiment to identify flavor differences between yeast strains under ideal fermentation conditions.  Bitter & Esters took a large batch of Pale Ale and Separated it into eight fermenters.  They then pitched a different yeast into each fermenter.

More details here.


June 30, 2013
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$70.00 – $86.00
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Bitter & Esters
700 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States