Monday, December 28, 2009

Space Beer!



From Wired Science comes news of the first beer made with grains descended from barley that spent five months in the Zvezda Service Module on the International Space Station.

Barley + Space = Space Beer!

"The very limited results, just 250 precious six-packs, will be sold through a lottery for 10,000 yen ($110) each. But only people living in Japan are eligible."

Sigh.

Cool beans for the lucky few who will get to taste Space Beer.

7 Comments:

At December 28, 2009 12:10 PM, Blogger Ananda girl said...

Then on of the people living there who gets it will put it on ebay for sale... and let the fun begin!

 
At December 28, 2009 12:18 PM, Blogger cube said...

Ananda Girl: It's a bit too rich for my wallet, but I like the way you think.

 
At December 28, 2009 5:20 PM, Blogger Ananda girl said...

hahaha... Too rich for my wallet too. How about a nice Black Butte Porter instead? Oh no... wait... maybe a nice margarita!

 
At December 28, 2009 5:33 PM, Blogger cube said...

Ananda Girl: It is just scientific curiousity on my part to want to sample Space Beer. I wonder about the effects of weightlessness on flavor.

I'm up for your secondary choices too. Cheers!

 
At December 28, 2009 8:55 PM, Blogger DaBlade said...

Uh oh... a full bladder zero G space leak... Shields up!

 
At December 29, 2009 10:55 AM, Blogger cube said...

DaBlade: lol. Wait, don't astronauts wear Depends?

 
At December 31, 2009 3:02 PM, Blogger birdwoman said...

To quote Homer Simpson: "Mmmm, Beer"

 

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