Interestingly, not the first mention of beer and radiation. The US Govt exposed beer to nuke tests to determine if beer and soda remained safe to drink after an explosion (aka emergency potable water)
Found this same link this morning which made me decide to do it. I need to present the results in class so that's why I was asking for advice on recording tasting notes. I'm not trained to taste off flavors, but I can tell you when a beer taste s***ty
As a CT/Xray tech, I wish I'd had a project like this in school. What beers are you using out of curiosity? I would have one of them be an IPA with lots of hop aroma - hop aromas can oxidize in a matter of seconds in the sun. Might be interesting to see what happens here.