World’s oldest surviving beer revived from 220-year-old shipwreck

Kasey Wilkins
By Kasey Wilkins
Updated May 1 2018 - 12:41am, first published 12:15am
Picture: QVMAG

Yeast from a ship wrecked off the coast of Tasmania more than two centuries ago has been used to develop the world’s oldest beer.


Kasey Wilkins

Kasey Wilkins

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