We recently uncovered an original bottle of Carlsberg from 1883 in the brewery cellars. Now, after blowing the dust off, we’ve extracted a sample brewed 133 years ago from the world’s first pure yeast.
The Father of Quality Lager
Carlsberg is re-creating the Father of Quality Lager. It is brewed from the world’s first pure yeast, extracted from an original living sample that survived 133 years.
The Father to Most Beers in the World
As beer sickness was a widespread problem, Carlsberg decided to give its unique pure yeast away for free to other breweries around the world.
The Discovery of Pure Yeast
However, in 1883, Carlsberg were the first to purify yeast. This groundbreaking discovery made it possible to make quality beer from every brew.
The Carlsberg Laboratory's 140th Anniversary
The Carlsberg Laboratory is home to some of the most extraordinary inventions of the past century.