Card Set Information
Study material for class
______ contains the sugars that will be fermented by the brewing yeast to produce alcohol.
Wort contains ______.
the sugars that will be fermented by the brewing yeast to produce alcohol.
The liquid extracted from the mashing process during the brewing of beer or whiskey is _____.
Wort is _____.
the liquid extracted from the mashing process during the brewing of beer or whiskey.
What is yeast?
A microscopic fungus consisting of single oval cells that reproduce by budding.
A microscopic fungus consisting of single a oval cells that reproduce by budding are _____.
Characteristics of Bottled Beer (2)
Light hurts the beer, bottles allow light in.
Twist off caps can let oxygen in, pry off caps are more secure.
Characteristics of Keg Beer (4)
Stainless steel means no light into beer.
Even when tapped, no oxygen hits beer until poured into glass.
Kegs are typically kept cold during transport from brewery.
Dirty lines or glasses can compromise the quality of the beer.
Characteristics of Canned Beer (5)
No light exposure.
Cools quicker allowing beer to stay fresh longer
Lower shipping costs
Less oxygen pick up compared to a bottle.
Better for the environment.
Characteristics of Cask Beer (5)
Served warmer than most beers. (cellar temps 50 - 60 degrees)
It is flatter than most beer.
It is not pasteurized or filtered.
Said to be served the way the brewer intended.
Oxygen is pulled in at serving, making the beer go stale after a few days.
Styles of Lager include. (3)
Lagers are aged from _____ to _____ to allow for _____.
6 weeks, 6 months, sedimentation
Hops have a _____ and _____ flavor.
Hops are used as a _____ and _____ agent in beer.
Hops are the ____.
female flowers of the hop plant.
Lagers are stored at _____ temperatures and contain a relatively _____ low amount of hops.
Lagers are of _____ origin.
Styles of ale beers include _____. (8)
Flavors in an ale include. (3)
Ales are a type of beer made with a _____ fermentation resulting in _____ of _____.
warm, complexity, flavors
A beer made with a warm fermentation resulting in a complexity of flavor is_____.
Lighter beers are served _____ than stronger beers.
Stronger beers are served _____ than lighter beers.
Pale beers are served _____ than dark beers.
Darker beers are served _____ than pale beers.
Ales are served _____ than lagers.
Lagers are served _____ than ales.
Wheat beers typically contain a _____ to _____ ratio of _____ to _____.
30%, 70%, wheat malt, regular barley malt
Lambic beer styles include. (4)
Wheat beers can be an _____, _____ or a _____.
ale, lager, lambic
Lambics are made from approximately _____ malted barley and _____% _____.
70%, 30, unmalted wheat.
Lambic beers come the town _____ in _____.
A whiny sometimes sour tasting beer is a _____.