Can the yeast in beer convert corn to alcohol in the human stomach?

Answer It's possible, but I don't think yeast can survive in your stomach. Even if it could, it takes a lot longer than overnight for the yeast to produce any measurable amount of alcohol, especially if ... Read More »

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Why does the alcohol in beer affect me more quickly than the alcohol in spirits?

Ethanol (alcohol) gets absorbed by our bodies at the same rate whether it's beer, wine or spirits. Period. Your perception is that beer is effecting you faster. That's nice!⟣

Can you use any yeast to brew beer? reported that there are hundreds of strains of yeast, but when it comes to choosing a yeast for your beer you should choose either a top-fermenting or bottom-fermenting yeast. Cho... Read More »

How is yeast used to make beer?

Without yeast, beer would be weak, flat and taste bad. The addition of brewers yeast is essential to fermentation because it converts sugars into alcohol, creates the carbon dioxide "fizz" and affe... Read More »

Can you use wine yeast for beer?

You can use wine yeast for beer, but it can dramatically alter the flavor. Different types of yeast add a distinct flavor to beer. Liquid yeast offers more varieties, but dry yeast can also be used... Read More »