The "space barley" used to make this beer is the fourth generation descendant of the Haruna Nijo malting barley that was developed by Sapporo Breweries and kept in space for five months during 2006 as part of our collaborative research with the Russian Academy of Sciences and Okayama University with the purpose of achieving self-sufficiency in food in the space environment.
The world's first beer produced using malt made 100% from "space barley," the progenies of spaceflight barley seeds.
Sapporo Space Barley
Brejas 22 de Junho de 2014
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