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Researchers have found the gene for a protein that keeps the head on beer stable – so you can thank the fermentation gene CFG1 (Carlsbergensis foaming gene) and the cell wall protein Cfg1p for the foam on your pint.

See the original paper in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

Well not quite, but brewmaster John Maier, of Rogue Ales in Newport, Oregon, has brewed (what sounds like rather good) beer using wild strains of brewers yeast (Saccharomyces) isolated from his beard.

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