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

Kasey Wilkins
Updated May 1 2018 - 10:41am, first published 10:15am
Picture: QVMAG
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.

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Kasey Wilkins

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Kasey Wilkins is education reporter at The Examiner, and also covers the East Coast. Get in touch at

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