Definition of Brewer's yeast

1. Noun. Yeast used in fermenting beer.

Specialized synonyms: Bottom Fermenting Yeast, Top Fermenting Yeast
Generic synonyms: Barm, Yeast



2. Noun. Used as a leaven in baking and brewing.
Exact synonyms: Baker's Yeast, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
Group relationships: Genus Saccharomyces, Saccharomyces
Generic synonyms: Yeast

Definition of Brewer's yeast

1. Noun. Any live yeast used in brewing or yeast obtained as a by-product of brewing, dried and killed, and used as nutritional yeast. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Brewer's yeast

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1. Hygiene by James Lane Notter, R. H. Firth (1900)
"... consisting of a mixture of potato, flour and brewer-s yeast. The addition of this leaven gives rise to a ferment action on the starch, whereby alcohol ..."

2. A Course on Practical Elementary Biology by John Bidgood (1893)
"TAKE some brewer,s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisia), widely used for exciting fermentation in the wort of beer, and notice its semi-fluid character and ..."

3. Third Book of Rational System of English Grammar by James Brown (1856)
"... the yeast mentioned in the sentences—John carried Stephen,s hens, eggs to market—John has boys, hats for sale, brewer,s yeast is used in baker,i bread ! ..."

4. The Era Formulary. 5000 Formulas for Druggists (1893)
"Add Ц pint fresh brewer-s yeast (or sufficient compressed yeast), stir, allow to remain in a moderately warm place, and in from 24 to 72 hours it will be ..."

5. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon, Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1894)
"Now add to the solution of grape sugar a little brewer.s yeast; close the connections, and allow to stand. Soon an evolution of gas will begin, and, ..."

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