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Brewer's Yeast Used In European Lagers Has Its Roots In South America
2014-04-10 10:32:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Saccharomyces pastorianus yeast is an essential ingredient that helped to make European lager beers over the past few hundred years and a new study in the journal Molecular Ecology has revealed that this yeast actually has its roots in South America. The new study confirms that a “traveling” parent of the brewing yeast, called Saccharomyces eubayanus, discovered in 2011, is indeed from South America – more specifically from...

2013-04-18 16:25:09

GLASGOW, Scotland, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Here's to 20 Great Years!' In 1994, a few thousand music fans first packed their tents for an ambitious new music festival for Scotland called T in the Park... This summer, founding partner Tennent's Lager is joining fans in counting down to T in the Park's 20 year milestone, packaging up the pride and passion it has for Scotland's best music festival with the release of a striking new limited edition can.      (Photo:...

2012-09-21 10:23:23

GLASGOW, September 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday November 6th 1887, eight men gathered in the meeting hall of St Mary's Church in the East End of Glasgow, and Celtic Football Club was born. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120921/563021 ) 125 years later, Celtic, Tennent's Lager and Nike celebrate this landmark anniversary with a special commemorative kit to be launched on 2nd October 2012. Replicating the uniform worn by Celtic in their...

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2012-08-13 09:40:53

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Forget the image of a bewhiskered and lederhosen -wearing biermeister stirring golden vats of ale over a fire, the future of beer drinking is in the hands of rubber-gloved hands and face-mask protected flavor technicians and biochemists. Buried in the corridors of Cara Technology´s research labs in southern England, is a lab containing hundreds of beer yeast strains, some dating back 130 years. All are cryogenicly frozen in tiny...

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2011-08-23 15:50:24

  Scientists have found a wild species of yeast that is the ancestor of that which is used to make cold-brewing ale, according to a US study published on Monday. The yeast -- called Saccharomyces eubayanus -- was found in the deep forests of South America´s Patagonia region, living on beech trees. Scientists say the yeast was key to the invention of the crisp-tasting German beer 600 years ago. It took five years of searching before scientists discovered, identified and...

2008-09-05 03:00:17

SABMiller, a beverage company, has launched a new premium brand, Dreher Premium Lager, in the South African market. As part of its European expansion, SABMiller purchased the rights to the Dreher brand in 1993. Now, SAB Limited will brew Dreher Premium Lager under license in South Africa as an extension of the Dreher range of beers. This brings the total number of premium brands in the SAB to seven, and its total brand portfolio to 16. Dreher Premium Lager is a full-malt lager with a 5%...