Trivial Yeast Question

Robert Preston rapr at
Mon Nov 21 16:52:40 EST 1994

In article <1994Nov18.195808.1 at>,
mdcabl at wrote:

 Isn't Saccharomyces cerevisiae brewer's yeast?  If it is
> does it brew decent beer or wine? 
> Cheers,
> Allen Black

Strain X2180-1A (or was it 1B?) made truly decent beer for me in several
experimental batches in the early '80's.  Required a trick, though: had to
drink two or three (or was it five or six?) pints of commercial brew before
enjoying the X2180 batches.  On the whole, not a very good idea.

Robert Preston                                    rapr at
U. Pittsburgh Pathology Dept.                   Pittsburgh PA 15261
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