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Old 04-27-2007, 04:05 PM   #1
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Default BBC article: The science of a foamy head

right here:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6592693.stm

Which appears to be somewhat poorly researched for an article starting in the British Isles...

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He added: "I don't know the tricks that Guinness uses, they could be adding a little surfactant to get the head just right - that is just pure speculation on my part."
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Old 04-27-2007, 04:51 PM   #2
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I had a professor who went on sabbatical working for Guinness in Dublin. His job was pretty much identical to these guys: he was studying the properties of foam. At least the testing would be fun.

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Old 04-30-2007, 06:18 AM   #3
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if he did so much research on why guinness has it's head, he would have know. Hell a simple search on this site will reveal the answer.

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