Serving Up Science

Why Beer Foam is Amazing (and Underrated)

Season 2 Episode 202 | 6m 44s  | Video has closed captioning.

Ever wondered how beer foam foams? Often referred to as the “head” or “collar,” beer foam is a collection of frothy bubbles carbonating the top layer of freshly poured beer. The bubbles are carbon dioxide gas, which is created as a byproduct of fermentation - the process by which we get alcohol. So grab a cold- as we join a local brewer in exploring the science of beer foam!

Aired: 02/24/20

Rating: TV-G


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