Can’t wait to taste this beer
Beer is very delicious and space is very awesome, so combining them is, therefore, a deliciously awesome idea.
To celebrate the fall equinox, the Delaware-based Dogfish Head Brewery has released what they call “Celest-jewel ale.” It’s beer, but brewed with real lunar meteorites! Thus, it’s space beer.
The brewery acquired the meteorites with the help of nearby ILC Dover, a company that creates space suits for NASA. The brewers crushed the meteorites into dust and steeped them — kind of like tea — in a rich, malty Oktoberfest. And, get this: adding the cosmic ingredient doesn’t just make the beer awesome in theory, it actually enhances the quality. Dogfish Head explains in a blog post:
These certified moon jewels are made up primarily of minerals and salts, helping the yeast-induced fermentation process and lending this traditional German style a subtle…
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