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122-year-old beer from shipwreck might be brewed again

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Posted at 7:45 AM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 09:38:49-05

(WXYZ) — A 133-year-old bottle of beer recovered from a 19th century shipwreck might soon be getting new life.

Right now, students at a college in upstate New York are working on extracting strains of yeast from the bottle.

If they're successful, a nearby brewery, Serious Brewing, will then attempt to make a new beer with that historic yeast.