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The beer brewer’s kin: The genealogy of lager beer microbes

By Eileen De Guire / August 31, 2011

Octoberfest in Germany. Credit: senator86; Wikepedia, Creative Commons license It’s September, which means Octoberfest season is almost here. Ever wonder what really makes those delicious brews? I just came across this fun piece of science about the domestication of yeast microbes, those friendly little beasts that make lager beers for us. The domestication of plants…

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