un·​fer·​ment·​ed | \ ˌən-(ˌ)fər-ˈmen-təd How to pronounce unfermented (audio) \

Definition of unfermented

: not fermented unfermented grape juice

Examples of unfermented in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brewing beer is only one reason people might malt grains like barley; throughout history, malted but unfermented grains have also been fed to infants being weaned, taken as tonics, or just eaten as a snack. Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technica, "Archaeologists find a way to look for ancient beer," 5 June 2020 The lacy onion rava dosas ($8.99) are made with a thin, unfermented batter of semolina, rice and wheat flours splashed over sliced red onions on a hot griddle. Soleil Ho, SFChronicle.com, "The best takeout and delivery spots in the South Bay and Peninsula," 30 May 2020 Cultured sauces benefit from age to give their tiny internal laborers time to work, but many unfermented condiments also benefit from a long repose to give their chemistry room to breathe. Ali Bouzari, SFChronicle.com, "Housemade: The science behind a feast of flavor pairings at Kismet in Los Angeles," 12 July 2019 On the brewery’s back porch, Michaud has crafted a special coolship, the traditional vessel used by European brewers to bring unfermented beer (or wort) back down to temperature. Gary Dzen, BostonGlobe.com, "Maine brewery harnesses the ocean air to cool and flavor beer," 29 May 2018 The breweries make the wort — unfermented beer — and return it to 1840. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "1840 Brewing Co. doesn't brew beer and is only open once a month. So why is it a hit?," 24 May 2018 Once the brew cycle is complete, you’ll be left with a brewing keg of very hot unfermented brew called wort. Jim Rossman, The Seattle Times, "Pico brings the craft beer movement to your kitchen," 30 June 2017 There, winemakers may rely on unfermented grape juice to tweak the sweetness. Sophie Egan, New York Times, "How Much Sugar Is in a Glass of Wine?," 26 May 2017

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First Known Use of unfermented

1663, in the meaning defined above

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“Unfermented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfermented. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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