Perhaps Another Reason to Spike That Eggnog?

A few years ago, Science Friday, in collaboration with microbiologist Vince Fischetti and his lab at the Rockefeller University, conducted an experiment looking into a perennial holiday concern: will alcohol kill bacteria in homemade eggnog? We bring you the results. Please note: the sample size in this study is rather small, a single batch of nog.

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Flora Lichtman

Flora Lichtman is host of The Adaptors podcast and former SciFri multimedia producer in New York, New York.