To St Patrick’s day and alcohol

By Grant Jacobs 18/03/2012

Yesterday was St. Patrick’s Day. As I sat reading a book in wonderful sunshine in the nearby botanical gardens accompanied by a beer (of course!) students were suspiciously wearing green. Dunedin is a university town, with all that goes with that. Every event that can be celebrated is.

Here’s a science student’s folk ode to St Patrick’s Day and Saccharomyces cerevisiae (brewer’s yeast), fermentation and all that. It’s even educational!