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Howto, Technique

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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Breweries, PicoPaks

A Roof and a Dream: The Story of Rooftop Brew Co

Back in 2013, I was living in an old, crooked house off Nickerson Street in Seattle. I worked at a job that was only a few blocks down the street so, naturally, I walked to work every day. I had awesome roommates, cool neighbors, and we even had a yard to have friends over and play games. I was 25 years old and was just discovering who I was and the things I loved. A local convenience store was only…

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