Monday, June 3, 2013

It's Not the Heat, it's the Humidity

We all know that beer making has a good bit of chemistry and microbiology associated with it—but what about climatology and atmospheric sciences?

Those fields also relate to beer—specifically when you want to know why your beer warms up quicker in Forks, Washington than in Las Vegas, Nevada. The University of Washington's chair of atmospheric studies and applied mathematics, Dr. Dale Durran, explains the whole thing here on WAMC/Northeast Public Radio's The Academic Minute.

The beer koozie industry will never be the same.

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