Ep 156: Doctor Frankenstein’s favorite beer

Doctor Frankenstein’s favorite beer

The semiprecious stone amber is fossilized tree resin. Sometimes, insects and other small critters are trapped by sticky tree sap, and become encased in amber. Sometimes, microorganisms are found inside amber. Sometimes, they’re yeast that can be revived and used to brew beer.

Here’s an article about the yeast, revived and used to brew beer.

Amber Ale: Brewing Beer From 45-Million-Year-Old Yeast

Here’s the homepage of the folks who used ancient yeast to make beer.