ISS to test Whisky


log in

Advanced search

Message boards : Science (non-SETI) : ISS to test Whisky

Author Message
WinterKnight
Volunteer tester
Send message
Joined: 18 May 99
Posts: 8780
Credit: 25,965,933
RAC: 16,895
United Kingdom
Message 1216532 - Posted: 10 Apr 2012, 8:34:47 UTC

One of the best single malt distilleries is test if whisky matures in zero gravity. Space station used for Ardbeg distillery experiments

Profile Johnney Guinness
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 11 Sep 06
Posts: 3093
Credit: 2,651,836
RAC: 83
Ireland
Message 1216689 - Posted: 11 Apr 2012, 2:40:05 UTC

Sending Scotch whiskey into space. I wonder if the astronauts will be tempted to have a little tipple while its there to check if the experiment is going ok.

They should have sent up a bottle of Irish whiskey too. See which matures best in zero G.

Good story,
John.
____________

Profile john3760
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 9 Feb 11
Posts: 334
Credit: 3,400,979
RAC: 0
United Kingdom
Message 1216695 - Posted: 11 Apr 2012, 3:00:14 UTC

I think we all know the result of this little experiment already.

"schlorry burt it doesn't mature.....hic" :)


john3760


____________

Profile Allie in Vancouver
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 16 Mar 07
Posts: 3949
Credit: 1,604,668
RAC: 0
Canada
Message 1216742 - Posted: 11 Apr 2012, 5:19:07 UTC


____________
Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

Albert Einstein

Profile Bob DeWoody
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 9 May 10
Posts: 1756
Credit: 583,045
RAC: 35
United States
Message 1216783 - Posted: 11 Apr 2012, 7:50:42 UTC

So the question is"Will grain ferment in micro gravity?" I'm sure that by now the Russians have found out whether you can get drunk in space and how bad the hangover is.
____________
Bob DeWoody

My motto: Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow as it may not be required. This no longer applies in light of current events.

Profile Chris SProject donor
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 19 Nov 00
Posts: 32656
Credit: 14,555,463
RAC: 15,081
United Kingdom
Message 1216791 - Posted: 11 Apr 2012, 8:27:09 UTC

But that was probably on Vodka! Anyway there is a no alcohol rule on the ISS for obvious reasons, but an exception has obviously been made for a scientific experiment.

Message boards : Science (non-SETI) : ISS to test Whisky

Copyright © 2014 University of California