Quantcast
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Personal tools

Light strike

From HomeBrewTalk Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Light strike is what happens to a beer when left out in the sun. The UV wavelengths react with the hop oils and 'skunk' the beer. There are some hop extracts that are made to avoid light strike (hence the increasing spread of clear and green beer bottles), but in a home brew setup it is best advised to avoid light strike wherever possible.

This article is a stub.
Want to help?
Contribute by adding some content to Light strike.
Just sign up or login and start editing now!

Oatmeal stout.jpg