HyperDic: top_fermentation

English > 1 sense of the expression top fermentation:
NOUNprocesstop fermentationa violent kind of alcoholic fermentation at a temperature high enough to carry the yeast cells to the top of the fermenting liquid / liquid
English > top fermentation: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningA violent kind of alcoholic fermentation at a temperature high enough to carry the yeast cells to the top of the fermenting liquid / liquid; used in the production of ale.
Example"top fermentation uses a yeast that ferments at higher temperatures than that used for bottom fermentation"
Broaderzymosis, zymolysis, fermentation, fermenting, fermentA process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances

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