top fermentation

Definitions of top fermentation
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n a violent kind of alcoholic fermentation at a temperature high enough to carry the yeast cells to the top of the fermenting liquid; used in the production of ale

top fermentation uses a yeast that ferments at higher temperatures than that used for bottom fermentation”
Type of:
ferment, fermentation, fermenting, zymolysis, zymosis
a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol

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