Taste of history: Yeast from 1886 shipwreck makes new brew

This March 4, 2019, photo shows a porthole recovered from the SS Oregon, a Liverpool-to-New York luxury liner that sank off Fire Island in 1886, at 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. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.