intro wines vs beer - Beer and Wine Similarities and...

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Beer and Wine Similarities and Differences Karl J. Siebert The major commonality between wine and beer is the alcoholic fermentation in which the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae converts simple sugars into alcohol to produce a beverage. The major commonality between wine and beer is the alcoholic fermentation in which the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae converts simple sugars into alcohol to produce a beverage. sugar alcohol + CO 2 In beer and sparkling wines the carbon dioxide is retained. In still wines it is released. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is special. Of 470 known yeast species, it the one used to produce the vast majority of all the wine, beer, distilled spirits and baked goods made. Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains vary in behavior. Those used for brewing and wine making are entirely different. round ale yeast lager yeast
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Wine has two raw materials: Grapes Yeast Beer has several raw materials: Malt Adjunct (optional) Water Hops Yeast 3 / 8 malt kernels hops Major difference - Wine is made from fruit Beer is made from grain.
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2012 for the course FDSC 4300 taught by Professor Sachs during the Spring '12 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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