Details About Homebrewing Lesson 5 - The World of Brewing Yeast


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This is Lesson 5 of our homebrewing lesson plan. Our private instruction lesson plans are instruction only.  They do not include beverage/food production on site or any beverage/food handling. 

The World of Brewing Yeast

Approximate lesson time: 40-60 minutes

This Lesson 5 Plan Includes:

  • Yeast lifecycle and timeline
  • Brewing yeast health and nutrition - how is it achieved?
  • Discussion of poor yeast health, common flavor flaws and other problems
  • Ale yeast versus lager yeast
  • Making lagers and the lagering process
  • Yeast selection methods - the major selection factors
  • Making starters and Re-using yeast
  • Assigned reading: Yeast, A Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation
  • Brewing assignment: Brew first lager or strong beer