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Hunting Wild Yeast in Patagonia – Ep. 682

  • Aired: 02/08/2012
  • 55:24
  • Rating: TV-G
Chris Hittinger, an assistant professor in the Department of Genetics at UW-Madison, discusses a recently discovered yeast in the Andean forests of Patagonia, Argentina. The yeast, Saccharomyces eubayanus, fused with a S. cerevisiae ale yeast and evolved into the modern lager yeast that brewers use around the world.
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Join Chris Hittinger for a discussion about a newly discovered yeast used to make lager.
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