Originally posted by AThousandYoungSpoken like a true expert on beer Either it didn't shake up as much as I thought or it re-absorbed, I tried one a few minutes later without tapping and it was ok.
The reason that carbonated beverages fizz up when you shake them is because of the nature of carbonation.
A container of carbonated beverage has a small space for gas in it between liquid and can. That gas is pressurized carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide under pressure dissolves into water making carbonic acid; when the pressure is released, the bub ...[text shortened]... knock off the bubbles. This should fix the problem within a minute of shaking up the bottle.