Subscribe on iTunes
category-iconPodcast

On High-Altitude Beers

  • Guest :Mikkeller and Oskar Blues
  • Duration :13 min
Download this episode
14

By Sarah Freeman, March 17, 2018

In today’s beer-soaked world, you're never far from your next pint. You can drink beer on remote island or at the top of a mountain. The latter, however, presents a unique problem for brewers: What happens to beer, and the experience of drinking beer, at high altitudes? Anyone who has stepped on an airplane knows some funny things happen to the flavor of food at 35,000 feet. Turns out, those funny things happen to beer too. But these brewers are doing something about it.

ZX Ventures, a division within AB InBev, is an investor in October
Related Articles

Moody Tongue, Chicago’s Culinary Brewery, Is Breaking All the Rules

Moody Tongue's new brewery, restaurant, and bar offers up a 12-course tasting menu paired with Asian pear saison and chocolate barleywine.

Researchers Opened 1,000 Cans of Beer in the Name of Science

A recent study put the theory of tapping shaken beer cans to the test with 1,000 cans of beer.

Learning to Fly: Mikkeller's Journey to 35,000 Feet

A gypsy brewer and international airline team up to change the way we drink on airplanes.

Loading...