New flavors for lager beer: successful generation of hybrid yeasts

5 marzo 2015

Researchers have developed hybrid lager yeasts. For centuries the same few yeast strains have been used in the production of lager beer, in contrast to ale, whisky, wine and cider, for which there is a wide range of yeast strains available to produce different nuances of flavor. Researchers have been developing hybrid lager yeasts so as to impart new flavor to beer and accelerate the production process.