Yeast is a resource for brewers of all experience levels. Chris White and Jamil Zainasheff adeptly cover yeast selection, storage and handling of yeast cultures, how to culture yeast and the art of rinsing/washing yeast cultures.
Includes sections on how to set up a yeast lab, the basics of fermentation science and how it affects your beer, plus step by step procedures, equipment lists and a guide to troubleshooting are included.
About the author:
Chris White’s interest in brewing came from undergraduate studies at UC Davis, where he enrolled in Michael Lewis’ brewing and malting course. Chris then completed a Ph.D. in yeast biochemistry at UC San Diego. He founded White Labs as a yeast and fermentation laboratory for brewers in 1995.
He is active as President of White Labs and enjoys writing and speaking about yeast and fermentation. Chris co-published Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation (Brewers Publications, 2010).
Chris White is also a faculty member of Siebel Institute of Technology in Chicago and is a member of the American Society of Brewing Chemists and the Master Brewers Association of America.
Jamil Zainasheff is an award-winning homebrewer, author, beer judge, and host of “The Jamil Show” and “Brew Strong” shows on The Brewing Network. A “stylish” guy, Jamil has brewed every style of beer described in the Beer Judge Certification Program Style Guidelines.
Jamil has co-authored two books, Brewing Classic Styles (Brewers Publications, 2007) and Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation(Brewers Publications, 2010).
Jamil most recently opened Heretic Brewing Company, a 30-barrel brewery in the East Bay region of California’s San Francisco Bay area.