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Chemistry of Beer – Unit 1 – Overview of Brewing

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Dr. Mark Morvant is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

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  1. Fermentationable? I believe he means fermentable. I tuned out after that… Michigan State University's beverage science program is one thousand times better than this; they actually offer it as a minor.

  2. Gino, you are correct. Yeast was not officially discovered until Louis Pasteur. Yeast was added to the list later on.

  3. Dear sir, I think the original purity law require only three ingredients hops, water and barley  yeast was allow later, please correct me if I am wrong, thank you.

  4. incorrect info when he is talking about ageing for taste in primary, also secondary fermentation does not develop CO2 for mouthfeel…. Really OU get someone who knows about the brewing process and isn't obviously reading off a flashcard some undergrad threw together.

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