UW-Madison,Wisconsin Brewing team up to create first wild lager brewed in North America

It’s only fitting that Wisconsin’s flagship university is at the forefront a major beer breakthrough.

For more than a decade, UW-Madison students studying food science or microbiology have had an on-campus brewery to study fermentation processes and conduct quality-control experiments. And in 2015, the university began partnering with Wisconsin Brewing Co. in Verona to bring student recipes to market.

But the brewing process initiated Thursday enters uncharted territory, with UW-Madison students and company brewers relying on a Wisconsin yeast strain never used before in commercial beer production, according to company president Carl Nolen...

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