The Space Shuttle program is coming to a close. While a lot of you out there might not care, you should, and here’s why: Not going into space means you can’t enjoy space beer.
We told you about how Sapporo Breweries grew barley from grains taken into space, but now, 4 Pines Brewing, of Australia, has come up with a beer designed for enjoyment by space tourists. They are saying with a straight face that even though zero gravity makes your tongue swell up a bit, affecting your sense of taste, the flavor of the beer will make its way through.
They say the altitude makes you get drunk faster on a plane, so maybe a single beer in space is enough to get smashed.
Editor’s note: Ever feel like all of our “That Whacky Australia” stuff is de facto “Booze News?”