Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Patagonian bacteria gave us lager beer

Not only has Patagonia graced us with some of the most majestic landscape in the world, such as this


But it also spawned a wild yeast that migrated to the Old World to a monastery and some caves nearby to marry-up with a local yeast and produce little hybrid yeasty children that is used to make lager.

link - its science

2 comments:

Fredrik Hansson said...

We owe that yeast big time.

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