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Offline satchman

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Shipwrecked beer
« on: November 12, 2016, 10:18:03 PM »
Has anyone heard about these yeast strains cultured out of a 220 year old bottle from a shipwreck? Apparently they were able to make beer from it!

http://www.livescience.com/56814-oldest-beer-recreated-from-shipwreck-yeast.html

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Re: Shipwrecked beer
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2016, 04:44:02 PM »
Has anyone heard about these yeast strains cultured out of a 220 year old bottle from a shipwreck? Apparently they were able to make beer from it!

http://www.livescience.com/56814-oldest-beer-recreated-from-shipwreck-yeast.html

Flag porter is also partly brewed using a yeast salvaged from a long ago shipwreck.
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