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Why Beers Get Skunked (And How to Stop It) - Reactions

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    There’s nothing worse than reaching for a cold beer, taking that first sip and realizing your beer’s been skunked.

    Skunking is a chemical reaction that causes an awful, bitter taste.



    This week, Reactions explains why beers get skunky, and what you can do to keep your brews from going bad.

    Quick answer: it's all about light.

    Keep your beer in the dark, you won't have to worry about skunking.

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    Music: STRIKE IT UP ! 84's style version by Alandra "Lightflower" Jones via Creative Commons license

    Sources:
    http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-01/beersci-why-you-should-never-drink-beer-clear-glass-bottle

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/27/AR2007022700312.html

    http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/zymurgy/oxidation-good-beer-gone-bad/

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