Step aside, traditional beer: There's an ancient yeast that's having a renaissance. While some loathe it, others embrace it — either way, it's causing quite a stir. Brettanomyces, or "Brett" to those who know it, has been around for centuries. As our love for small-batch craft beer has picked up, so has the re-introduction of this critical ingredient. Known to produce a funky and unpredictable bouquet of flavors, it's historically been the enemy of winemakers. But these days, some beer brewers welcome it with open arms.
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Written by Ashleigh Papp July 13, 2018
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