ArticleThe Lifespan of Beer: Turning Pro Part 17I think most brewers would agree, a beer’s life begins the moment the yeast are finished with fermentation.Already a member? Log InWritten by Jamil ZainasheffYou'll Also Like Article FREE Big Ideas for Small-Scale Craft Brewing: 2019 NanoCon on November 1 & 2 in Vancouver, Washington I think most brewers would agree, a beer’s life begins the moment the yeast are finished with fermentation. Already a member? Log In Article MEMBERS ONLY Risk and Reward and Risk and Reward: Turning Pro Part 32 I’m not sure exactly what I was thinking, but somehow I had this idea in my head that I’d take all my risk up front in getting Heretic off the ground and once it was past a certain point, there would be a lot less risk. Ah, poor, simple fool.