Terms & Lingo

Top Fermentation

One of the two basic fermentation methods characterized by the tendency of yeast cells to rise to the surface of the fermentation vessel. Ale yeast is top fermenting compared to lager yeast, which is bottom fermenting. Beers brewed in this fashion are commonly called ale or top-fermented beers.

Related Posts

Solvent-like

21st Amendment

Saccharification

Dual Purpose Hops

Isinglass

Wet Hopping

Ninkasi