krausen

1 of 2

transitive verb

krau·​sen
ˈkrȯizᵊn
-ed/-ing/-s
: to add strong newly fermenting wort to (beer) to produce natural carbonation compare gyle

krausen

2 of 2

noun

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plural -s
: fermenting wort

Word History

Etymology

Transitive verb

German kräusen to add herbs to brewing beer, from krausen, kräusen to curl back from the edge (said of foam), curl, from Middle High German krūsen to curl, from krūs curly

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“Krausen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/krausen. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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