A Beer Brewed For Zero Gravity Drinkability

A Beer Brewed For Zero Gravity Drinkability

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

Scott Lachut, PSFK Labs
  • 30 september 2010

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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