With German style biers, yeast plays a very important role, second only to the brewmasters skill in blending the perfect combination of hops and barley malts.

Beer production is no simple process, but the main distinction between German bier styles is whether the bier is made through top-fermentation or bottom-fermentation. Simply put, the difference is the type of yeast used that either works at a warmer or colder temperature at the top. 

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