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Old 09-04-2010, 05:22 PM   #1
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http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe...a.beer/?hpt=T2


neat stuff. The article said that the yeast is still viable. Estimating the bottles are from around 1830 or so.

Maybe they will come out with an ancient ship wreck ale yeast
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Old 09-04-2010, 11:40 PM   #2
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Thanks for the link! It led me to search the history of beer & I found a whole bunch of interesting stuff.

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Old 09-05-2010, 01:12 AM   #3
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And you make thread number 4 in the last 24 hours....I'm still betting 7 by monday.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f14/worl...pwreck-194027/

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f14/worl...pwreck-194078/

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/com...wyeast-194075/

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I'd drink it.

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