Chemists Decoded the Ingredients in Two 19th-Century Beer Samples

March 7, 2015 3:07 PM

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A team of German and Finnish scientists analyzed two 170-year-old bottles of beer, which were found on the bottom of the Baltic Sea by divers scrutinizing a 19th-century shipwreck.

Currently, several European beer makers look forward to learn what the secret ingredients of the newly found beer are in order to reproduce the recipe with modern technology. Some of them have already started recreating a recipe based on the clues provided by the researchers.

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