Episode 084

Brewing Hoppy Beer with CRISPR Instead of Hops

April 16th, 2018

45 mins 13 secs

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About this Episode

As recently 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.