Brewing Booze And Animal Husbandry Have More In Common Than You Think

Brewers of alcoholic beverages aren’t just making drinks — they’re managing, and sometimes even breeding, specialized herds of tiny lifeforms which perform specific functions: yeasts.

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Different strains of yeast can also add flavour to beer by producing different esters and phenols along with alcohol and CO2. Which is weird because we’re basically cultivating yeast with the best tasting digestive products.

Cooking: Non-Alcoholic Substitutes for Alcohol in Recipes

[The] following is a general list of non-alcoholic substitutes that can be used when cooking with alcohol is simply not an option. Choose the option that best matches the flavor of the dish you are making

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Worth taking a look at if you or someone you know needs to avoid alcohol but retain the flavour and enjoyment.  That doesn’t mean just alcoholics – expecting mothers?