Terms & Lingo

Saccharomyces

The genus of single-celled yeasts that ferment sugar and are used in the making of alcoholic beverages and bread. Yeasts of the species Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces pastorianus are commonly used in brewing.

Related Posts

All-Extract Beer

Pitching

Head Retention

Pediococcus

Beta Acids

Volumes of C02

Lactobacillus