The Biggest New Name in Chicago Brewing Is a … Yeast Company?

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Your standard-issue beer nut may argue till closing time over who makes the best IPA or conduct a one-man campaign for Hefeweizens, but chances are he won’t be geeking out about yeast. But hops, malt and water alone don’t a beer make, and these microscopic critters cannot be overlooked. Luckily, Chicago brewers don’t have to look far to find the freshest fungi around, thanks to Omega Yeast.

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