Beer Poured Onto a Hot Skillet Glides Effortlessly Across the Surface of the Pan

When YouTube user misunderstood number poured a bit of Newcastle Brown Ale onto a hot skillet, it formed an organized blob that glided effortlessly across the surface of the pan. This is due to the Leidenfrost Effect in which a blanket of vapor forms when a liquid comes in contact with a surface hotter than the liquid’s boiling point.