3 Sep 2011

Beer yeast

From This Way Up, 12:50 pm on 3 September 2011

Chris Todd Hittinger of the University of Wisconsin has made a discovery that solves a mystery that's been vexing brewers for ages. It's the secret of a special hybridised lager yeast that strangely appeared in Bavaria sometime in the 15th century allowing beer to be brewed at colder temperatures.