Brewing

Ancestors of modern yeast strains domesticated in 1600

A new study conducted in Belgium has found that the wild ancestors of most modern beer and winemaking yeast strains were domesticated in around 1600.

Scientists brew beer from 220-year-old yeast

A group of Australian scientists have brewed a beer from 220-year-old yeast salvaged from a shipwreck, which they claim to be the ‘world’s oldest beer’.

Brewer holds prices due to ‘troubling’ pub closure rate

British beer producer Adnams will freeze its beer prices in support for the UK pub industry, which it says is facing "extremely challenging" conditions.

Hoppy days: Little Creatures comes to HK

Australian craft brew company, Little Creatures has set up shop in Hong Kong’s Kennedy Town.

US passes 4,000-brewery milestone

September 30th, 2015

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