Ales vs Lagers

All beer can be categorized as either an ale or a lager. Ales and lagers are defined by the yeast they use to ferment. Ales are fermented with Saccharomyces cerevisiae at room temperature. Ale yeast floats and ferments at the top. Lagers are fermented with Saccharomyces pastorianus at refrigerator temperatures. Lager yeast sinks and ferments at the […]