Master Brewers Podcast

Episode 084: Brewing Hoppy Beer with CRISPR Instead of Hops

February 14th, 2022  •  48 mins 16 secs  •  Download (44.2 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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As reported in Nature Communications, Charles Denby used CRISPR-Cas9 to successfully engineer brewers yeast to produce linalool and geraniol. We interview both Charles and Bryan Donaldson (Lagunitas) who oversaw the sensory analysis for this groundbreaking study.