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A month with the Catalyst Fermentation System

 I’ve been following the multiple “easy” brewing systems available online for a while now and have never found one that truly spoke to me. Devices like the Minibrew seem great but price and shipping problems have always kept them out of my boozy little hands. So, rather than wait for the perfect automatic system, I decided to look at the Catalyst Fermentation System, a $199… Read More

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John Biggs

June 23rd

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Minibrew raises $2.8 million to help you make your own beer

 The Minibrew is a little keg with a big brain. When we first met the company in 2015 they offered a whiff of high tech to the brewing process, adding a monitored brew vessel and mobile app to the age-old technique of slopping a bunch of wheat, yeast and hops together until something tasty came out. Read More

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John Biggs

May 23rd

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Minibrew raises $2.8 million to help you make your own beer

 The Minibrew is a little keg with a big brain. When we first met the company in 2015 they offered a whiff of high tech to the brewing process, adding a monitored brew vessel and mobile app to the age-old technique of slopping a bunch of wheat, yeast and hops together until something tasty came out. Read More

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John Biggs

May 23rd

Gadgets

Whirlpool crowdfunds a beer maker

Window_Game-ed Like the movie in which Robert DeNiro plays an intern, venerated appliance brand Whirlpool is spreading its wings, dusting off the cobwebs, and crowdfunding a beer maker. The product, called Vessi, ferments and dispenses suds and even has a system for reducing and managing sediment. The system comes from W Labs, Whirlpool’s product design skunkworks, and is part of Indiegogo’s… Read More

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John Biggs

June 1st

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Chemists create an app that can tell if your beer is skunked

zywiec-88y87fyewf Bummer, dude! That’s what you say when you find out that your whole keg of Heiney is totally skunked but it doesn’t matter because you’ll totally still drink it after you finish the pony keg of Sammo’s Irish Red. But what if I told you that folks in Spain have figured out a way to use an app to tell if your beer is a mess? Whoa, right? Whoa, indeed. Chemists at the… Read More

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John Biggs

May 19th

Gadgets

This invention could completely change the way we drink beer at home

SYNEK Counter Top Beer Tap

A couple of years back, I wrote about SYNEK, an exciting Kickstarter project that had the potential to change the way we drink beer at home. Now that project has become a reality and it has the promise to bring delicious draft beer to you right in your home.

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Brad Reed

February 6th

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Bud Light’s New Can Is Trying to Distract You From the Real Problem With Beer Today

Earlier this year, the parent company of Anheuser-Busch, AB InBev, started snatching up small craft breweries all across the country. In fact, InBev bought another one just yesterday, the same day the conglomerate announced the redesign of its own flagship light beer, Bud Light.

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Alissa Walker

December 19th

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We Think We Know Why Trader Joe’s Bottles of Ginger Beer Are Exploding on the Shelf

We Think We Know Why Trader Joe's Bottles of Ginger Beer Are Exploding on the Shelf

Trader Joe’s announced a voluntary recall of their Triple Ginger Brew this week due to an unlikely reason: Bottles were literally bursting open by themselves. But why was it happening? We think we know the reason.

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Ria Misra

December 18th

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So How Do You Like Bud Light’s New Design?

Anheuser-Busch just revealed a “bold new look” for Bud Light, “The Prince of Beers.” As one Bud Light executive put it in a press release, “In 2016, we’ll put a more modern twist on Bud Light, from the way the brand looks to the way it acts.”

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Adam Clark Estes

December 17th

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Find Out If That Beer Is Crap or Not Using This Augmented Reality App

It’s being called Shazam for beer.

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Bryan Lufkin

November 12th

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