Beer Made With Wasp Guts

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Description:You need yeast to make beer. Scientists discovered that wasps have yeast in their bellies, so why no make beer out of it! Brassneck brewery did just that so I went along to try some of their beer and find out why. I was not sponsored by Brassneck or anyone to do this video, I made it because I find it very interesting! Links to papers and more in..(more)

You need yeast to make beer. Scientists discovered that wasps have yeast in their bellies, so why no make beer out of it! Brassneck brewery did just that so I went along to try some of their beer and find out why.
I was not sponsored by Brassneck or anyone to do this video, I made it because I find it very interesting!
Links to papers and more info:
Brewer's yeast in the gut of wasps and their survival through insect diapause:
Yeasts hybridizing in the gut of wasps:
Genetic basis for the production of insect attractants by yeasts:
Domestication of brewer's yeast (not discussed in our video):
SFU's craft beer and brewing essentials program website:
Image credits:
Yeast image
Historical brewery
Hellenistic Mosaics
Persian Wine
Egyptian winemaking
Opening wasps, yeast plate, yeast under microscope
Sebastian Ibarra
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Beer Made With Wasp Guts