Definition of bottom fermentation in English:

bottom fermentation

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noun

[mass noun]
  • The process by which lager-type beers are fermented, proceeding for a relatively long period at low temperature with the yeast falling to the bottom.
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    • The Marlborough Brewing Company brews 2500 Litre batches using ‘bottom fermentation’ to produce 100% natural beers.
    • This was called ‘bottom fermentation’, or ‘lagering’, and the resulting lager beers were pale straw coloured, light in flavour and body, and kept extraordinarily well.
    • In this, he did refer to bottom fermentation and lagering, though the descriptions of yeast are vague.

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