Beer, the favorite alcoholic beverage of many, could soon be revolutionized. Yes, the very same beer that people have drank throughout our history. It may be strange to think that there were any major developments yet to be made in the multi-billion dollar industry, but one brewery found a way to change the game.
Talkeetna, Alaska’s own Pat’s Backcountry Beverages has created a beer product that could change the game. Embodying their slogan “drink resourcefully” they have invented a process that removes the need of all those pesky bottles.
Their patent-pending brewing process operates in a similar fashion to a frozen juice concentrate, except it is not frozen. Brewing their beer in a way that removes almost all of the water from the process, all of the flavor and alcohol remains. This concentrate is what you purchase instead of a can or bottle of beer. All you have to do is add water, and you have a ready to enjoy pint of your favorite style beer.
They don’t simply remove the water like other concentrates, rather the brewing process used is one in which almost no water is used. As their website puts it, “our process (patent pending) allows us to start with almost no water, and carefully control the environment of the fermentation.”
Making enjoying a beer greener is just one benefit of this new, revolutionary beer. All of the wasted energy in bottling and transporting the finished beer is not needed.
Practical benefits are easy to see too. Imagine your last camping trip, having to lug around that cooler full of beverages is never easy. With this just-add-water beer, all you have to do is bring your concentrate and the carbonating bottle. A video of how the bottle works can be seen below.
Scheduled to be released in September, Pat’s Backcountry Beverages plans to sell the revolutionary beer for $9.95 a four pack. It will be for sale in the USA and Canada. Varieties that will be a part of the first release
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