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Yeast Class: Lecture & Tasting

  • Santa clara Valley Brewing (map)

Brewers make wort. Yeast make beer.

Santa Clara Valley Brewing welcomes NYC craft beer pioneer and owner of Brooklyn's Bitter & Esters Homebrew and Brew On Premises, John LaPolla, who will be explaining everything you've always wanted to know about yeast.

Did you know that most of the flavor of beer comes from the strain of yeast used in fermentation? In this class we will delve into the wonderful world of brewers yeast. We’ll cover a history and usage of yeast and how it affects the flavor of your beer. Afterwards we will taste four beer samples and discuss the yeasts role in the flavor profile of each beer.

Earlier Event: February 10
Live Music - Bearcat String Band
Later Event: February 11
Live Music - Dueto Colibri