Taste of history: Yeast from 1886 shipwreck makes new brew

This March 4, 2019, photo shows yeast culture from beer bottles recovered from the shipwreck of the SS Oregon, at the St. James Brewery in Holbrook, N.Y. Long Island brewer Jamie Adams recently introduced an ale called Deep Ascent at a New York craft beer festival after he created it, using the yeast from the bottles recovered from the SS Oregon, a Liverpool-to-New York luxury liner that sank off Fire Island in 1886. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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