Wander Brewing adds a coolship to its Barrel Project

Wander Brewing’s new coolship (an anglicized term from the Dutch/Flemish word, koelschip) may not be the sexiest-looking piece of equipment in the brewery, but it’s arguably the most romantic. This large, shallow and open stainless steel vessel will be used to make spontaneously fermented ales, similar to how they’re made by [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:22:17+00:00July 26th, 2016|

Instant Beer Brewing Machine a Sign of the Coming Apocalypse?

  Like the Keurig before it, this new beer gadget hopes to snuff out any hope of "craft" beer. Just add water and whammo, there you have it, beer. Beer gadgetry has done it's best to bring craft beer to the masses and the Beer Bar from Soda Stream makes getting [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:22:34+00:00June 8th, 2016|

Craft Brewery Invents First Biodegradable & Fish Friendly Six-Pack Ring

  Some gadgets are greater than other gadgets. This is one of those cases. Six-pack rings have been the poster child for humanity's consumerism and waste. Saltwater Brewery out of Florida wanted to change that, so they developed a biodegradable and fish friendly six pack ring. The R&D required them to [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:22:40+00:00May 20th, 2016|

Slovenian Town Plans to Build Public Beer Fountain

  File this under "Dreams Come True." The small town of Zalec, Slovenia has decided to build a public fountain. Sounds pretty mundane, right? Not when you consider that beer will be flowing from it instead of water! Instead of the fountain spraying beer into a bowl, like you're thinking about in your head, [...]

By |2016-02-16T14:00:31+00:00February 16th, 2016|

Holiday gift guide for the beer lover on your list

Christmas is rapidly approaching, but there’s still time to get that perfect gift for the beer lover on your list. Check out these ideas: DRINKING JACKET Hoodies are huge in the Pacific Northwest, but none of them are as functional as TV host Zane Lamprey’s Drinking Jacket (2.0), which is custom designed [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:23:23+00:00December 15th, 2015|

Thoughts on PicoBrew’s Pico beer brewing appliance

After reading Ariana’s post about the PicoBrew Pico homebrew system, I became intrigued by the machine, and I even considered purchasing one. When PicoBrew released the Zymatic in 2013, I found it interesting, but I didn’t even consider buying one because it was too expensive (roughly $2,000). PicoBrew’s recently released Pico, [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:24:10+00:00November 17th, 2015|