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Local Yeast


Steve Brown • Grayslake, Illinois asks,

I have a brewing friend who aspires to make a beer where all the ingredients come from his home state of Maryland. He’s apparently caught up on the yeast. He wants a native strain from Maryland. Is there such a thing? Are there regional strains of yeast (I presume naturally occurring)?


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