Better brewing through chemistry. We’re going to bet that you are currently not drinking beer because you’re at work and casual imbibing is frowned upon in your office. There, there. It’s going to be okay. You know, we have job openings. Just sayin’. You know what makes us feel better? Learnin’ stuff. So let’s get to it. Despite what this glass suggests, your beer should not contain either beryllium or erbium. If it does, you need to seriously consider switching to another brewer. Carlsberg Brewery was the location of Sorensen’s work on the pH scale. “Skunked” beer is more properly termed “light-struck.” When UV light hits beer, it kicks off a chemical reaction, breaking down the isohumulones and creating 3-methyl-2-butene-1-thiol. It’s an organosulfur compound, the same thing a skunk sprays. Good for scaring off predators. Bad for beer. Beryllium and Erbium printed with their atomic properties in a 16 oz. pint glass.