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Pico: Dry Hopping

If you’re a Pico owner, you’ve probably noticed that some of your PicoPaks come with a vacuum sealed bag with tea bag-like sachets with hops pellets in them. These sachets are included in only certain Paks, and are for the magical process of Dry Hopping. Often found in Pale Ales and IPAs, dry hopping is a process in which hops are steeped in beer after the brewing process and should be added in the middle or end of fermentation. This…

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Employees

Inside PicoBrew: Adrien

We really love our employees. Everyone at PicoBrew puts in so much effort to make things happen as smoothly as possible for our customers. That’s why we want to take some time every now and then to highlight some of our employees. This week we’d like to highlight Adrien. He’s a hard working, friendly soul who loves spending time with his family and on his sail boat. We asked him some questions to help you get to know him! Name? Adrien Is…

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Employees

Inside PicoBrew: Kristina

Kristina is a Mechanical Engineer here at PicoBrew. She’s been crucial in the development in the Zymatic, The Pico S, and the Pico C models. Kristina is a fantastic example of what a hard worker looks like, but her approachable personality and cheerful attitude make it easy to have a meaningful conversation at the same time. It’s rare to see someone so intelligent, driven, and mechanically inclined portray a sense of kindness the way that Kristina does, and we’re extremely…

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Technique

The Brew Belt

Hello Pico Brewers! I want to share with you some of the practices I use after the brewing cycle is complete. These tips will help to ensure you’ll be drinking delicious Pico brewed beer each time. The Brew Belt, for those unaware, is exactly that: a heated belt secured around your fermenter to keep your beer at a constant fermentation temperature. It’s the perfect solution if your room temperature is too cool for fermenting ales. It’s also a must-have if you’re doing fast fermentation of lagers under…

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