IFLScience – 170-Year-Old Shipwreck Beer

“Spending close to 200 years at the bottom of the ocean is hardly the ideal recipe for an award-winning beer; this beverage generally does not improve with age, let alone when exposed to seawater. But while the brews recovered from an 1840s shipwreck may now smell like stinky cheese and taste like goat, an analysis of the compounds inside the vintage beers revealed that they had a similar composition to modern day lagers and ales and therefore probably didn’t taste that dissimilar to today’s suds.”

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