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PicoBrew Goes Beyond Craft Beer at CES 2019

The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is underway in Las Vegas, and our PicoBrew team is there showing off our latest innovations in the craft beverage market. Eight years after blazing a trail in craft brewing appliances — first with the pro-level Zymatic™, then with the best-selling Pico line of consumer machines — we’re making our mark in commercial brewing and beyond with the new Z Series™. The Z Series is the world’s first professional-grade, fully scalable brewing appliance for…

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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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New Kickstarter Announcement Coming April 3rd!

What does a company that’s enjoyed one of the most successful food & beverage Kickstarter campaigns do for a follow-up? Well, on April 3rd you’re going to find out! That’s right, this weekend we here at PicoBrew have announced that on April 3rd we will be unveiling something new for our thirsty customers: a new Kickstarter launch! What that means, exactly, is our secret for now but for the sake of context let’s review where we are at now and how we got here….

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Loud Music, Monk Beer and Secret Taps with Seattle’s Ravenna Brewing

In the hull of Seattle’s Ravenna Brewing Company, there’s always loud music playing. Why? Because, as founder Tommy Ortega says, “There’s always somebody doing something!” The brewery, which began just last year, likes the loud stuff while they create, concoct and clean: rap music or Metallica – and they even blast a little Gwen Stefani in honor of Ortega’s Southern California roots. Ravenna Brewing is also one of our newest brewery partners to join forces with PicoBrew. The burgeoning brewery,…

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