A specially designed brew for the emerging space tourism market is scheduled to take to the skies in a number of atmospheric test flights.

With space tourism moving ever closer to reality, it only makes sense that enterprising companies would look for ways to capitalize on the coming boom by developing customer-centric amenities fit for zero gravity. To that end, the world’s first beer specially brewed and bottled for the unique conditions of outer space has been created in a joint venture between Saber Astronautics Australia and the 4-Pines Brewing Company. The as yet unnamed brew is a stout, due to its robust flavor profiles and relatively low carbonation – when in orbit, astronauts experience a dulled sense of taste and difficulty belching.

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