Episode 555: Potable Cause

Episode 555

16th February 2022

Amy says that she can taste the difference between kitchen tap water and bathroom tap water. Her sister, Sarah, doesn’t believe her. Who’s right? Who’s wrong?

Episode notes

Sarah brings the case against her sister, Amy. Amy says that she can taste the difference between water that has come from the bathroom tap and water that has come from the kitchen tap. Sarah doesn’t believe there is any way this can be true. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? With Expert Witness Lindsay Barr, a sensory scientist and co-founder of Draught Lab!

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  • Lindsay Barr

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