I recently started a collaboration with the science communication blog KnownUnknown and wrote an article on the chemistry of hangover. Here is the link: http://knownunknown.in/2020/07/15/the-chemistry-of-hangover/ Enjoy it!
The end of the week is near: beer is waiting for us. Beer is a fermented beverage composed by four ingredients only: water barley malt hop yeast Barley is mashed into malt and then water is added. At this point starch is degraded by enzymes. The addition of hops gives bitter notes to the beerContinue reading “Chemistry of beer”