The Sierra Nevada brewery recently announced a fantastic plan to make use of the yeast waste left over from the brewing process. They’re going to convert the yeast into fuel to run their fleet of vehicles.
“Yeast actually produces the alcohol, and the alcohol is ethanol, essentially,” said Cheri Chastain, Sustainability Coordinator for Sierra Nevada.
So not only is beer great to drink, but it is environmentally sound as well? I knew there was a reason I liked the suds.