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The Key to Making Great Whisky at Scale? Fermentation (www.whiskyadvocate.com)

The Key to Making Great Whisky at Scale? Fermentation

Yeast transforms the sugar into alcohol through fermentation, and when it comes to making whisky at scale, fermentation capacity is often the limiting factor; the more tanks a distillery has, the more it can ferment. While some yeast strains are bred for efficiency, distillers also want the yeast to create certain flavors, so they have to strike a balance between speed and desired outcome.

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