01. Grapes need to [ferment] in order to produce the alcohol in wine.
02. After the plums fell off the tree, they just lay on the ground, and [fermented], so when the birds ate them, they got a little drunk, and some of them flew into our living room window.
03. Sake is made from [fermented] rice, water and malt.
04. If you allow yeast to [ferment] for a while, it becomes more concentrated.
05. The [fermentation] process for making beer takes about three to five days.
06. Sometimes, yeast from wine is used to [ferment] beers which have a higher alcohol content than normal.
07. Some of the blueberries we had collected had started to [ferment], and had a bit of a wine taste to them.
08. My husband has 60 bottles of homemade beer [fermenting] in a plastic barrel in the basement.
09. My brother tried to make beer once, and he added extra sugar in an effort to make it stronger, but while it was [fermenting] in his closet, the bottles all blew their tops off.
10. The [fermentation] of this wine takes place in wooden barrels, which add flavor to the wine.
11. The post-war period was a time of social [ferment] in America.
12. After 10 days, the [fermentation] process is complete, but then the wine is allowed to age.
13. A traditional drink found throughout Andean countries is chicha, made from [fermented] maize or rice.
14. Ancient Romans enjoyed eating mustard seeds mashed into a paste, and mixed with [unfermented] grape juice.
15. This classic Chinese green tea is [unfermented], and is naturally scented with Jasmine blossoms.
16. The local beer of Mali is brewed by women, and is put still [fermenting] in large pottery jars.
17. [Fermented] pineapple or corn is used to make a popular alcoholic drink in Paraguay.
18. Dom Perignon is believed to have made the first champagne by [re-fermenting] a certain wine in the spring, and then placing it in strong, sealed bottles so that the wine would become sparkling.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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