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MobCraft to Host Talk on Beer Brewed with 1800’s Yeast

Learn how Andrew Gierczak, co-founder and head brewer at MobCraft Beer, harvested yeast from a historic beer cellar and turned it into Lager

By - Oct 11th, 2019 03:19 pm
Falk Brewing Company's beer cellar. Photo courtesy of MobCraft Beer.

Falk Brewing Company’s beer cellar. Photo courtesy of MobCraft Beer.

Milwaukee, WI • 10/8/2019 MobCraft Beer Co-Founder Andrew Gierczak and employee Dave Olson did a little spelunking in the historic Falk Brewing Company’s beer cellar and successfully isolated a long dormant strain of lager yeast. Andrew and Dave will be giving a talk about how this project came to be and the science behind archaeological brewing.

Admission to the talk is free and will take place Wednesday, October 16 from 6-8pm at MobCraft Beer –  505 S 5th Street, Milwaukee, WI. There will be plenty of Gier Bier to go around and a few prizes to be raffled off throughout the night!

Gier Bier

Gier Bier

“This project is the culmination of four passions of mine: Microbiology, Fermentation, Spelunking and History, which is why I am so excited to be able to share the details with all of you next wednesday!” – MobCraft Co-Founder, Andrew Gierczak

MobCraft Beer is a crowdsourced brewery and taproom located at 505 S 5th St in the Walker’s Point neighborhood of Milwaukee, WI. Each month the crowd submits and votes on beer ideas. At the end of the month, the winning beer is brewed and available for all to enjoy. These crowdsourced beers are also served in the taproom with their flagships, beers from their Wild & Sour Program and more.

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. It has not been verified for its accuracy or completeness.

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