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Old 05-15-2008, 04:01 AM   #11
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Not to mention the lack of oxygen. It would be all "My fermentation is stuck" threads...


Why is it i read the dryhemped beer thread then this one? And why do i think theyre related?
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If you are on a space station, perhaps one that is spinning centrifugally in the shape of a torus, you would have some level of gravity at the outer edges. You could do your brewing there in the limited gravity which would help your flocculation and other related issues. After three weeks in the bottle, grab the brew and head over to the zero gravity bar, meet green chicks, give them homebrew and bang them.

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After three weeks in the bottle, grab the brew and head over to the zero gravity bar, meet green chicks, give them homebrew and bang them.
Would it be in a bar like this?

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Would it be in a bar like this?

Dude - should I have any idea what this means?
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Another thing to consider; if you're in outer space, how would you take gravity readings?








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Old 05-15-2008, 11:23 AM   #17
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Another thing to consider; if you're in outer space, how would you take gravity readings?
I'll have to ponder that this weekend when I'm drinking
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What about transferring and carbonation I think you would have to use pumps to move the beer and wort around, and then once it is carbonated, how do you go about opening a beer in outer space, it would all rocket out of the bottle.

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Anyone bother to google the topic of brewing in space?

Been there done that

http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2001/ast21sep_1.htm


Suds in Space
Bubbly, frothing and ticklish -- soft drinks and beer promise a welcome taste of home to faraway space travelers.

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...Will fermentation work the same in weightlessness? What happens to carbonation when there's no buoyancy to bring the bubbles to the top? Can space beer form a proper head? Scientists who study the physics of gas-liquid mixtures would love to know!

Two separate space shuttle experiments tackled these questions. Both were engineered and mediated by BioServe Space Technologies, a NASA-sponsored Commercial Space Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. NASA's Space Product Development (SPD) program encourages the commercialization of space by industry through 17 such CSCs....


Below: A far cry from the copper vats used to brew beer here on Earth, this Fluid Processing Apparatus was used by Sterrett to ferment a tiny batch of space-brew



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Way to kill our buzz, Revvy!

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