Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Mon, 13th Feb 2012

Can you brew beer in zero gravity?

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We find out if fermentation yeast survive in Space and find out if it is it possible to brew up a beer at zero gravity. Plus we ask which is the most realistic fictional laser weapon?.....

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  • Can you brew beer in zero gravity?

    Can you brew beer in zero gravity? In 0G, terms like top fermented and bottom fermented cannot exist. What happens instead? Core/surface fermentation? Or will the yeast be heterogenously distributed throughout the brew? If the latter, is that likely to be similar to bottom fer...

 

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