Cheers To Christopher Columbus For Bringing Us Lager [Headlines]

Cheers To Christopher Columbus For Bringing Us Lager [Headlines]

Ever wonder who discovered the yeast we use to brew lager came from? Argentina. And it was Christopher Columbus who brought it to us.

Caroline Ku
  • 23 august 2011

If you like lager beer, you have Christopher Columbus to thank for it. The long-standing mystery of where the yeast that makes cold-temperature lager beer fermentation possible has been solved, in the beech forests of Patagonia in Argentina.

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