NEW ZEALAND’S BREWTROLEUM – USED BEER YEAST TO CAR FUEL
Power Your Car With a Biofuel Made From Beer; “Brewtroleum” is reportedly the first-ever fuel produced from used yeast.
John Metcalfe, July 8, 2015 (The Atlantic)
“…[Beer can improve the watchability of baseball, de-ice roads, and now even power your car. The ethanol used in DB Export’s Brewtroleum] is derived from leftovers of the brewing process, chiefly grain and yeast…The [New Zealand] company calls it the ‘world’s first commercially available biofuel’ derived from beer, and an Internet search seems to confirm the boast. However, researchers have long dreamed of manufacturing a suds-based fuel…[M]aking ethanol with fermentation waste is reportedly better for the planet than relying on standard production methods, such as growing vast fields of corn…” click here for more