Taste of history: Yeast from 1886 shipwreck makes new brew

In this March 9, 2019 photo, Jamie Adams, left, hands out a sample of his new ale called "Deep Ascent" at the New York State Craft Brewers Festival in Albany, N.Y. Adams, a former Wall Street trader who opened Saint James Brewery in Long Island nearly two decades ago, says his beer grew out of his love of scuba diving. It was brewed with yeast extracted from bottles he and fellow divers salvaged from the SS Oregon, a luxury liner from Liverpool to New York that collided with a schooner and sank off Fire Island in 1886. (AP Photo/Mary Esch)

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