Why Beers Get Skunked (And How to Stop It)
Reactions Science Videos | September 29, 2014
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.