Gulden Craen blog

Gulden Craen

Jason O'Dwyer
July 31st, 2019 Comments

The Beer Gulden Craen is a blonde beer with pleasent scents of fresh bread. Its clear malt flavors with citrus fruit and hop tones gives it a powerful and fluent finish, this is a blonde beer with character. It is named after the 16th century Utrecht brewery "Die Vergulde Crae... Read more

Bitter Sweet Symphony blog

Bitter Sweet Symphony

Jason O'Dwyer
July 24th, 2019 Comments

The Beer Bitter Sweet Symphony - One of the modern classic beer styles is the Double India Pale Ale, AKA: DIPA. A Bitter sweet symphony of hops and grains. Going back to the roots of what was once considered the DIPA standard: this beer has a grassy and piney aroma. Nicely sha...

Wingman Robin blog

New Brew Pack Release - Bird Brewery's, Wingman Robin

Jason O'Dwyer
July 17th, 2019 Comments

The Beer, a message from Bird Brewery Wingman Robin is based on our prize-winning Rumoerige Roodborst. It is a fresh, fruity, slightly hoppy American Amber. It has a ruby red color and a solid, full head. Expect a scent full of grapefruit, tropical fruit and light caramel tone...

Smartkeg 2.0 blog

The new and improved SmartKeg 2.0
June 20th, 2019 Comments

After months of testing and reworking, we are happy to inform you that we are releasing a new and improved SmartKeg for the MiniBrew! The SmartKeg 2.0 offers an improved locking mechanism for easier handling, holds the pressure better and has an improved keg valve for easier u... Read more

Welcoming new customers blog

Welcoming new MiniBrew beta customers
June 17th, 2019 Comments

The shipment of the last MiniBrew beta version is in full swing! The base stations and kegs arrived in the warehouse in the second week of June and are now being delivered to 100 of our first European Indiegogo backers.We look forward to their upcoming experiences with the Min...

Lawson Finest blog

Brewers Retreat Maine: an update
June 11th, 2019 Comments

Upon arrival in the US, we first visited the gigantic Treehouse Brew Co. that sells all their beers on premises. We then headed out to Allagash Brewing Company, specialised in Belgian style beers. Not a bad start to our trip! image Firstday image_footer Then...

Brewers retreat blog

MiniBrew at Brewers Retreat
May 20th, 2019 Comments

As you may remember, we had an in-office beer brewing competition a little while ago. The winners of that competition have been awarded the prize of going to the renowned Brewers Retreat in Maine, USA at the beginning of June!The Brewers Retreat is the brewing experience of a ... Read more

Tasting beer blog

How do we test beer quality?
May 17th, 2019 Comments

Before a beer becomes a brew pack, we first check the hard measurable data to objectively determine its quality. This ranges from simple PH and gravity analysis to more sophisticated Bitterness (IBU), Color (SRM), clarity and microbiological analysis.Then we check the taste of...

New brewpacks blog

New brew packs coming up
May 15th, 2019 Comments

We're excited about the upcoming brew packs that we're adding to our selection!We are currently focusing on the development of some great IPAs, including our CEO's favorite. The first IPA is ready for production and will be launched soon. The other IPAs that we're working on a...

MiniBrew at events blog

MiniBrew at events
April 15th, 2019 Comments

Come and meet us at one of the upcoming beer events that we are going to attend! From 6 to 9 May, we will be at the Seeds&Chips - The Global Food Innovation Summit in Milan. The Summit is the birthplace of new ideas and concepts, and the stage for history making speeches f... Read more

Machine in factory blog

News from the factory
April 11th, 2019 Comments

The factory is in full speed to fulfil all MiniBrew orders! Our production line has fired up and the factory has started with the main assembly of our last pilot version, before we prepare for the mass production run.Overall it takes a month to assemble, box up, inspect and sh...

MiniBrew in action blog

MiniBrew in action
April 10th, 2019 Comments

Some of our current beta customers have sent us photos of their MiniBrew in action. Thanks to everyone who sent in pictures! image MiniBrew in crate image_footer image MiniBrew in action 1 image_footer image MiniBrew in action 3 ...

Box blog

Production & shipping update
March 21st, 2019 Comments

Last year, we delivered two beta batches of the MiniBrew machine to customers. These beta consumers have shared a tremendous amount of good feedback. Based on their input, we’ve tweaked a few components to improve the user experience. On the growler head, we changed the bajone... Read more

New dry hop procedure blog

New dry-hop procedure
March 20th, 2019 Comments

In April, we will start using a new dry-hop procedure. With the upcoming firmware update, it will no longer be necessary to use a tea ball to add ingredients during fermentation.If you're using the Brew Portal, you need to update your recipes to have trub removal steps to remo...

Brew Portal blog

MiniBrew recipe creation
February 15th, 2019 Comments

Great news! We are now beta testing our Brew Portal, a web-based platform with which you can easily create and save your own recipes, make distinctive flavour profiles, brew with your own ingredients, adjust fermentation processes and monitor all stages of brewing.We asked our...

Pilot Pro blog

MiniBrew for breweries
February 8th, 2019 Comments

Last week, we traveled to the southwest of the UK to visit one of the country's greatest craft breweries, Verdant Brewing Co.We dropped off our MiniBrew Craft Pro machine to enable them to easily create and try out new recipes, tweak them to make 5L test batches, saving the ri... Read more

Minibrew at Jumbo blog

2018 highlight: MiniBrew at Jumbo
January 4th, 2019 Comments

We wrote history by launching a successful pilot in one of the Netherlands' largest fresh food market chains, Jumbo. We're brewing live at Jumbo Foodmarket Amsterdam to promote craft beers and to give shoppers a hands-on introduction to our homebrewing solution. So drop by and...

Brewery collaborations blog

2018 highlight: brewery collaborations
January 3rd, 2019 Comments

[image: MiniBrew at Jopen brewery, The Netherlands]2018 was also the year of brewery collabs. We invited some of the finest craft brewers to try out our platform and teamed up with BOXCAR, BBNO, Gipsy Hill Brewing, North Brewing, Pressure Drop, Howling Hops, Crate and Amundsen...

Minibrew delivery blog

2018 highlight: product deliveries
January 1st, 2019 Comments

[image: taken by Wim Hooghout]We are delighted that 50 customers and breweries have received their MiniBrew machines. These enthusiastic first users have already started brewing, while providing us with useful feedback and great pictures.This feedback allows us to further enha... Read more

MiniBrew App 2 blog

Instruction Booklet
December 22nd, 2018 Comments

The MiniBrew app is the home of your craft brews. In the app, all steps are covered to start brewing and fermenting. If you want to have an overview to see what's ahead, please download the Minibrew User Actions

How to install the Minibrew blog

How to install the Minibrew
December 21st, 2018 Comments

Here is the latest video of unboxing MiniBrew. The video shows how to install the machine when it comes from the box, from this point you can start a brew guided by our app. Make sure all stickers are removed. Note there are two stickers under the hop cover that keep the carou...

Public CrowdCube blog

Our CrowdCube campaign is now public
October 2nd, 2018 Comments

We are excited to announce that our CrowdCube campaign is now public. We have come a long way on the road to democratising the beer space.So far, we have already created a community in more than 33 countries and have achieved more than 300,000 GBP of our 750,000 GBP target.Get... Read more


Planning on shipping dates
September 10th, 2018 Comments

Hi Beer lovers, Last week, we received many emails regarding clarification on the shipping dates. In this update we want give a crisp and clear overview of the expected shipping batches. When we first envisioned Minibrew, our goal is to deliver a high end product which is easy... Read more

Backer BETA testing news

Usability tests, production timeline and shipment update
August 27th, 2018 Comments

Hi Minibrew friends,We are back with new insights into the current shipment status and certification process and insights from the internal beta tests. To assure every two weeks, a new update comes along, I will write the posts myself. Expect more snappy update vs one big upda...

Martin BETA tester news

We want YOU for BETA testing
July 20th, 2018 Comments

Hi Beerlovers,We are ready for BETA testing!Thus we are inviting everyone of YOU, our backers to come by our office to test MiniBrew's. image Beta testing team image_footer Meet our BETA testing team! Are you ready for some first hand experience using the Min...

Subassembly of the top housing news

Production update
July 4th, 2018 Comments

Hi Minibrew Fans,Things are moving fast and we’ve great news to share. We'll be sending out the first BETA batch to the very first beta backers this summer. It's finally happening. There are still some issues to work out, but we’re stoked that we’ve made that far.As mentioned ... Read more

Collab Winner "Alohawk Funky Weizen" news

Brewery Portal Tour & MiniBrew Beer in 100 NL Supermarkets

Patrick Layer
June 14th, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Fans,as promised last time a little introduction to our brewery portal for the professional brewer. Brewery Portal We will share more details in the next updates.BETA Test & Shipping DetailsSoon in a couple of weeks, we will reach out to you regarding f...

EB1 simultaneous brewing news

Engineering Build & Recipe Development Verification

Patrick Layer
May 30th, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Fans,Summer is here and our laboratory is running hot with a lot of new MiniBrews (Engineering Build) from our factory and even more fermenting kegs :) In this update, we share some information on- The performance of the new EB Build- Recipe development and verific...

CIP MiniBrew news

How to clean MiniBrew? Meet the CIP System

Patrick Layer
May 14th, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Fans, As you may know - we developed a meticulous automatic machine cleaning system. Just connect your MiniBrew to your tap water add a dishwasher tablet and press go. No manual action required during cleaning to wipe out any risks of contamination.Please see a sho... Read more

Unboxing MiniBrew news

MiniBrew Unboxing

Patrick Layer
May 7th, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Fans,Check out the unboxing video of the current Engineering Build.  CheersMiniBrew

EB1 first hand sample news

EB1 & Brewery Portal

Patrick Layer
May 1st, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Fans,Happy 1st of May! The Team is finally back all together in the Netherlands. What can you expect this update:- MiniBrew EB1 fresh from the production line- Meet the Brewery Portal- Other random hoppy bits MiniBrew EB1 fresh from the production line In January, ...

Streekbier festival voting news

Pump it up! Brew packs and Beer Brew Collabs!

Patrick Layer
April 16th, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Fans,Sunny Greetings from the Netherlands and China. We are back with some news/update of the current development status.What can you expect this update?1) PUMP It up - Hardware testing2) Brewpack development3) Beer Brewing Collabs for the Streekbier Festival - we ... Read more

Sieve Crushed Malt news

The Brewing Diary and Hardware Improvements from OTB to EB1

Patrick Layer
March 29th, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Fans,Greetings from Utrecht and while the beer from our collabs fest is currently fermenting (and ready to be tested by an international jury on the beginning of April (6-8) soon), we also made some further hardware and brew progress in the last couple of weeks tha...

Collabs 1 news

Testing Time-lapse and Brewery Collabs

Patrick Layer
March 15th, 2018 Comments

Hi Minibrew friends!While we were busy testing and brewing with the OTBs that arrived around a month ago in our office a lot of interesting things happened.In short, we were busy with the design of the mashing filters, started development of ingredient packages and we also hav...

Backer Steffen news

The invasion of the MiniBrew OTB's & DFA Design for Assembly

Patrick Layer
February 22nd, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Friends,Cold but sunny greetings from out of the Netherlands.Great news the whole team is back in our office with some new presents from our factory. An invasion of 5 new MiniBrew machines and an additional 18 kegs landed in Europe. (See below some more information... Read more

Olivier, Bart, Ko & the missing Steven in the picture send their greets :) news

Test & Tooling - Meet our Men of Steel

Patrick Layer
February 15th, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Fans,We have some good news to share with you. We are making some great progress over at our factory partner in China! Half of our hardware team (the men of steel) is currently visiting the factory and testing the first MiniBrews made from our tools! image ...

All Grain Brewing MiniBrew blog

Why Brew All Grain Beer?

February 7th, 2018 Comments

Learning to brew beer is just like learning how to drive a car: you can start with automatic and go the easy way, or you can start with manual and drive any car you want. Brewing all grain as opposed to brewing with extracts is much more beneficial for learning and will allow ...

pantone109 news

Meet “Pantone 109”

February 1st, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Friends!Last weeks during Christmas and NYE, the team worked hard to get all materials ready for the first assembly of 76 units in total.We’re stoked it’s coming together and we are happy to introduce you to “Pantone 109” - the first OTB produced MiniBrew.  (Panton... Read more

happy new year news

Hoppy Brew Year 2018

February 1st, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Friends,Happy New Year from the whole MiniBrew team! We hope you enjoyed these seasonal holidays with your loved ones and arrived safely as well as relaxed into the new year.Here we go it's 2018 and therefore we cannot wait until MiniBrew finally hits your kitchen ...

First MiniBrew OTB assembly news

Design for Manufacture | DFM

January 31st, 2018 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Friends,As we mentioned last week, we now started the assembly process of the Off-Tool-Builds (OTB), which joins the design and engineering developments to ensure that each product can be consistently manufactured at scale. All of these individual phases are focusi...

Top 21 Craziest and Weirdest Beers blog

Top 21 Craziest and Weirdest Beers Ever Made | MiniBrew

January 23rd, 2018 Comments

We've compiled a list of the 21 craziest beers that's ever been made. If you ever wondered whether a beer made out of beard is possible, now you know it is. Have you ever wondered what a breakfast oatmeal stout tastes like? Or how someone came up with the idea to use p...

Beer Yeast Grow blog

How to recover and grow yeast like a boss

January 10th, 2018 Comments

At this point in time, the vast choice of yeasts is currently at its utmost peak and some yeasts are well worth the hassle to cultivate and create new brews with, free of charge. How to recover and grow yeasts from the bottom of a beer bottle Of course, it is necessary for the... Read more

Baltic Porter blog

Best Porter Beer Recipe | Pirate of the Baltics Porter Recipe

December 7th, 2017 Comments

Our Favourite Porter Beer Recipe | Be the pirate that you are meant to be! Do you want to feel like Jack Sparrow and drink like a pirate? Well, maybe they were more into rum then beer. But it doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy a good ol’ Pirate of the Baltics porter! With an ABV of...

Stout Hamburger MiniBrew blog

Imperial Oatmeal Stout Beer paired with a Hamburger

December 7th, 2017 Comments

Imperial Oatmeal Stout Beer im combination with a tasty Hamburger | Beer meets Food What’s way better than a regular plain cheeseburger?  Yeah you guessed it… A beer infused burger!This week, we will show you how to cook the best sliders! But this one will be infused in one of...

Beer Belly MiniBrew blog

How to Get Rid of your Beer Belly and What Causes It?

December 1st, 2017 Comments

There are different reasons some people may not want to drink a certain type of alcohol. Wine makes you sleepy, good whisky is expensive, tequila makes you go insane and beer makes you fat. But what causes this? And more importantly how do you get rid of it? Genetics are a big... Read more

Barrels Minibrew blog

How to Brew Barrel Aged Beer in the MiniBrew.

November 30th, 2017 Comments

Yes, it seems actually darn impossible to brew barrel aged beer in a container that is made of stainless steel. However, there definitely is a way to do it, and this is what we are testing right now. So how do you actually make barrel aged beer in a stainless steel keg? Well, ...

Father & Son Blonde Ale MiniBrew blog

Who's Your Daddy After Movie

November 24th, 2017 Comments

6 months ago, MiniBrew launched the "Who's Your Daddy" contest where we invited participants to share the story of their father and why they would like to brew a beer with them in Amsterdam. We finally have a winner, and here is the outcome of their trip. Watch t...

Duvel Pasta MiniBrew 1 blog

Chippolata and Portobellini Rigatoni Simmered in Duvel Beer

Patrick Layer
November 23rd, 2017 Comments

Pasta meets beer? YES WAY! Don't you just love one pot pasta recipes? I certainly do, for the simple reason that it's just much easier to clean up afterward! Especially given the fact that I am the designated cook for MiniBrew, I definitely need to cut corners at some places.F... Read more

Beer Woman MiniBrew blog

Women are Happier and Healthier When They Drink Beer

November 23rd, 2017 Comments

Good news for women who love their daily pint! According to the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, it has been proven that drinking beer in moderation reduces the risk of heart attack and increases overall happiness. Researchers at the said university have discovered that mod...

how to brew with the minibrew news

How to Brew Beer with the MiniBrew

Patrick Layer
November 17th, 2017 Comments

Hi MiniBrew Friends,As promised in the last update, we have created a speeded-up version of our brewing session on the MiniBrew, which also includes the fermentation and tapping stage. In this video, we cover in more detail how the MiniBrew works, and what is possible to do wi... Read more

What Experts Think About MiniBrew blog

What do beer experts REALLY think about MiniBrew?

Patrick Layer
September 29th, 2017 Comments

Last time you heard from us, the MiniBrew team was out of office in Munich to showcase our brewing machine at Drinktec, the world's leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry. We had the honor to eat the best pretzels in the world, the meatiest dishes you can...

MiniBrew Drinktec Booth news

MiniBrew Update October 2017

Patrick Layer
September 29th, 2017 Comments

O'Zapft is! - Hoppy Oktoberfest Greetings from Munich Hi MiniBrew Friends,We are back from the Weizen capital of the world: Munich, where we were exhibiting in a shared booth with Dupont at Drinktec. For those of you who don't know it yet, DrinkTec is the World's Leading T... Read more

Brewery tour at Brouwerij de Prael in Amsterdam blog

Beer Building in Amsterdam at Brewery de Prael

Patrick Layer
July 10th, 2017 Comments

Throwback to our awesome Team (Beer) Building Event in A'dam at our partner Brouwerij de Prael Wow, what a beearalicious month we can look back on....1) We secured another round of funding: 2.45 € million2) and won the $25 000 pitch competition at The Next Web3) and finall... Read more

wyd_faml_low blog


Patrick Layer
June 20th, 2017 Comments

Win a beeralicious trip to Amsterdam with that great guy called dad! When was the last time you did something totally epic with your hero? Get both flown into Amsterdam and craft your own beer with your dad, which will be brewed and available for a whole year worldwide on Mini...

edwin minibrew garden blog

We did it Again - MiniBrew Raised the Bar at The Next Web 2017

Patrick Layer
May 23rd, 2017 Comments

MiniBrew, Showcasing the results of Dutch innovation Looking back, The Next Web made it possible again by bringing together awesome content and unique people in an incredible setting. We attended to showcase the results of innovation, creativity and Dutch ingenuity by raising ...

minibrew glasses blog

Raise The Bar at The Next Web #2

Patrick Layer
May 16th, 2017 Comments

MiniBrew takes their business to another level This week we celebrate! We’re back at TNW, where our journey started almost two years ago, to showcase the final MiniBrew! Smaller, better and more efficient.and last but not least we brought a tasty experience: The first ever bre... Read more

minibrew logo news

New MiniBrew CEO Edwin Blom

Patrick Layer
May 16th, 2017 Comments

Edwin Blom appointed as new MiniBrew CEO The shareholders of MiniBrew have appointed Edwin Blom as the new CEO of MiniBrew B.V. as of May 1, 2017. Edwin Blom is an all round commercial leader with a proven track record. He worked at Beiersdorf, PepsiCo, SABMiller/Grolsch and F...

Raise the bar tnw blog

Raise The Bar at The Next Web #1

Patrick Layer
May 15th, 2017 Comments

MiniBrew is raising the bar at TNW in Amsterdam Hi MiniBrew Fan,Amsterdam, Sunshine, Spring and TECH ...what do you want more?….of course ice cold frosty ones! image minibrew glasses image_footer We are raising the bar at THE NEXT WEB On May 18 & 19 Mini... Read more


Making "BUDweiser" beautiful again!

Patrick Layer
March 9th, 2017 Comments

HOWDY Y'ALL Finally here we are again with “Huge” news ! Minibrew is flying to Austin, Texas to attend the South By Southwest - SXSW *(10-19th of March)!One week of interaction, film and music and we are in it too!  quote Make "BUDweiser" beautiful again...

Minibrew_backers news

December Update
December 20th, 2016 Comments

It’s been an incredible month for us. Three different perks are completely sold out. The community is growing and we’ve done more than 30 brew tests with our beta customers and some backers who happen to be in the neighborhood. You're always welcome to swing by and brew beer w...

MiniBrewer World Wide blog

MiniBrew Referral Program

Patrick Layer
November 16th, 2016 Comments

Growing community The last week has been amazing for Minibrew. We’ve welcomed over 70 new MiniBrewers who see themselves as tastemakers and shakers of the evolving future of beer. We’re super excited that community has been growing to 200+ people. Referral program for all of y... Read more

TNW Momentum blog

MiniBrew at The Next Web NYC

Patrick Layer
November 16th, 2016 Comments

MiniBrew at the The Next Web in NYC Today, we’ll be presenting MiniBrew at the Next Web in New York (TNW). Thousands of attendees, 60 hand picked startups and 13 world-class speakers will attend this event.As CNBC one said "The most intimate technology conference on the planet...

IGG Overlay blog

Great news on the brewing horizon!

Patrick Layer
November 1st, 2016 Comments

Dear Beerlovers,Big news on the horizon. We’re thrilled to share a new limited price offer.  It’s will be available on IndieGoGo from the 7.11 till beginning of December starting from unbelievable $599! MiniBrew lets you start with zero experience and brew high quality beers j...

Lisbon Tram blog

Craft Beer Culture in Lisbon

Patrick Layer
November 1st, 2016 Comments

Europe’s oldest and independent capital city of Portugal Lisbon is finally embracing the craft beer booze-fest. With a little bit help of MiniBrew you can explore and discover the very Portugues take on the craft #beervolution that is sweeping the world! Portugal's tyranni...

Summit Session IPA blog

MiniBrew goes WebSummit

Olivier van Oord
November 1st, 2016 Comments

The Brewery Collaboration Let us share why we started with building a new way to enjoy the golden amber.We love the taste of fresh craft beer! We love to discover new ingredients We love to enjoy the satisfaction when the WoW factor hits you.We see ourself as pioneers. As crea...

MiniBrew Beta blog

Ask-us-anything - Live Q&A Session
October 11th, 2016 Comments

Just a quick reminder that we will be streaming our live Q&A through MiniBrew Youtube channel at 5pm CEST. Please tune in to watch to get answers to some of your most FAQs. To view the stream, click the link from YoutubeIf you have any questions that you’d like to have ans... Read more

MiniBrew Kitchen blog

MiniBrew Update September 2016

Patrick Layer
September 29th, 2016 Comments

Holiday season is over! MiniBrew is back with some fresh hoppy news!TopicsThe final MiniBrew development stage!Movie time - How it worksMiniBrew at BierWest 2016 in Amsterdam 1. MAKE THE MOST OUT OF YOUR SPACE - MiniBrew gets compact We’d like to share you some exciting pictur...

brewworkshop blog

MiniBrew on Tour

Patrick Layer
September 16th, 2016 Comments

BrewWorkshop at Cafe NN DE We were invited from the Café NN DE in Rotterdam to be part of their September “Innovation Series”. This week we held a little workshop about beer brewing and showing off the new MiniBrew beta machine in Rotterdam. More than 50 people attended the ev...

Minibrew beta news

MiniBrew Update August 2016

Patrick Layer
August 25th, 2016 Comments

Dear MiniBrew Friends,Greetings from sunny Utrecht. Are you ready for some hoppy news?We are back with a big update on our MiniBrew adventures. In this update we will feature the following topics:MiniBrew in ActionHardware DevelopmentBrewing TestsMiniBrew Travels the World Min... Read more

What is craft beer Minibrew blog

What Is Craft Beer? The art of brewing beer

August 18th, 2016 Comments

Second chapter in our Beer Series is about craft beer.  What is Craft Beer? A review of the history of the art of brewing beer In the last episode, you learned something new about the building blocks of beer. Today, we will tell you a little bit about the term "Craft Beer". Bu...

MiniBrew Campaign news

MiniBrew Update July 2016 #3

July 28th, 2016 Comments

Order Now! We’re grateful for your ongoing support and want to share a new milestone in MiniBrew Land. We are taking pre-orders on: €1950 price is limited, so be sure to claim your MiniBrew before the batch of a 1.000 machines runs out.As TechCrunch...

Nowadays, our test engineer Domagoj brews twice a day news

MiniBrew Update July 2016 #2

July 26th, 2016 Comments

Hope you're enjoying the summer.We’re back with another update regarding the status of our development, manufacturing and new website that is coming. Sit back, take a beer and 5 min to read the full update. We’ve a lot of things to share. And big news. In this update we’ll div... Read more

Beer Survey Netherlands blog

Results National Beer Survey The Netherlands 2016

Patrick Layer
July 21st, 2016 Comments

The popularity of (craft) beer in The Netherlands is growing, as well as the supply. That can be derived from the many publications about beer, the wider range of supermarkets in the area of special beers and the extensive beer cards in the hospitality industry. Also on Social...

MiniBrew Beta news

MiniBrew Update July 2016

Patrick Layer
July 11th, 2016 Comments

MiniBrew Game Plan For The Summer, MiniBrew Beta Just want to share our game plan for the summer. We’re putting together a lot of moving parts and we've made a tremendous amount of progress, which makes us very happy. MiniBrew Beta On June 26th, we had a fantastic moment, we s...

MiniBrew Discovery App Questionnaire news

MiniBrew Update June 2016

Patrick Layer
June 3rd, 2016 Comments

Hardware update, MiniBrew Discovery App and more June is here. It’s show time at MiniBrew HQ. We’re firing up the power to get your MiniBrew in your kitchen, office or even restaurant. We've finally gotten all the parts for the BETA machine and are putting them together as we...

MiniBrew CAD 3D news

MiniBrew Update May 2016

Patrick Layer
May 10th, 2016 Comments

Malt Color Test, Hardware 3D CAD, User Interface update and more It’s going well in MiniBrew land, we’ve made huge progress on hardware engineering.Currently, we’re working hard evaluating each individual component. Our hardware engineers on the project spent a large amount of...

stoudts blog

Top 20 Funniest And Craziest Beer Names

Patrick Layer
May 6th, 2016 Comments

As the weekend is upon us and the sun is shining (at least here in the Netherlands) we wanted to treat you on a nice weekend snack. We've collected 20 of the funniest and craziest beer names we could find. So sit back, grab a beer and enjoy this top 20 in random order. Have a ... Read more

Lentebock festival blog

4 spring beer festivals worth going to! Starting today!

Patrick Layer
April 1st, 2016 Comments

There isn’t a season when we don’t enjoy a great craft beer. That said, there’s something about quenching our thirst with a frosty one under the first sun beams. And the only thing better than quenching our thirst with a craft beer, is being together with your friends and expl...

Hop Unit news

MiniBrew Update March 2016

Patrick Layer
March 23rd, 2016 Comments

Status update and schedule Just wanted to share our game plan for the upcoming months. We will continue to post our updates on Indiegogo campaign campaign (and automatically) inform you by email too. With our efforts focused on coordinating a lot of moving pieces, we want to d...

MiniBrew Mashtun news

MiniBrew Update February 2016

Patrick Layer
February 1st, 2016 Comments

Making Progress Thank you for believing in MiniBrew.As supporter, you helped us create the first truly all-in-one compact brewing system. No additional equipment is needed to brew. Your support helped us introduce this product and experience faster than a small startup normall... Read more

MiniBrew Design news

MiniBrew Update November 2015 #4

Patrick Layer
November 29th, 2015 Comments

Difference between MiniBrew and Pico Hi all,Lately, we’ve received more questions about the difference between Pico and MiniBrew. We just want to highlight the big difference:Minibrew is the first truly all-in-one system. One thing that Pico doesn’t show you at the top of the ...

Minibrew Glass news

MiniBrew Update November 2015 #3

Patrick Layer
November 16th, 2015 Comments

WE ARE FUNDED image MiniBrew team Indiegogo image_footer MiniBrew team Huge thanks– here at headquarters we thought MINBREW was pretty cool, but had NO IDEA that we were going to break $100,000.To continue supporting our awesome product, please share a link t...

the company news

MiniBrew Update November 2015 #2

Patrick Layer
November 10th, 2015 Comments

Indiegogo Goal Reached Thanks a lot – here at headquarters we thought MINBREW was pretty cool, but had NO IDEA that we were going to break $100,000 since launching. Let's try to break $125,000 mark. image MiniBrew Limited pricing offer image_footer MiniBrew Li... Read more

MiniBrew Hardware Kitchen news

MiniBrew Update November 2015 #1

Patrick Layer
November 1st, 2015 Comments

Indiegogo campaign news image MiniBrew Indiegogo image_footer MiniBrew Indiegogo Campaign Thank you so much for your support! It's been an exciting week, and it feels great. We know from your comments and messages that a lot of you are eagerly waiting for thi...

MiniBrew Indiegogo news

MiniBrew Update October 2015 #5

Patrick Layer
October 30th, 2015 Comments

Indiegogo Early Bird image MiniBrew Indiegogo image_footer MiniBrew Indiegogo Campaign We have launched our beer brewing machine MINIBREW on IndieGoGo and are now taking pre-orders. The $1850 pricing is limited, so be sure to claim yours before they run out!T...

MiniBrew Limited pricing offer news

MiniBrew Update October 2015 #4

Patrick Layer
October 30th, 2015 Comments

Pre-order Your MiniBrew Now! Thank you so much for your support! It's been an exciting week, and it feels great. We know from your comments and messages that a lot of you are eagerly waiting for this - the first all-in-one brewing machine that actually makes the beers you want... Read more

MiniBrew Indiegogo campaign news

MiniBrew Update October 2015 #2

Patrick Layer
October 20th, 2015 Comments

Indiegogo Campaign Launch image MiniBrew Indiegogo campaign image_footer MiniBrew Indiegogo campaign On Wednesday 21th at 4pm (CEST) 10am (EDT) 2015, our Indiegogo campaign goes live.To thank you for your support of MINIBREW, we are happy to announce that the...

MiniBrew Indiegogo news

MiniBrew Update October 2015 #1

Patrick Layer
October 1st, 2015 Comments

Indiegogo Campaign Announcement image MiniBrew Indiegogo image_footer MiniBrew Indiegogo campaign Nothing beats the joy of sipping and sharing your own crafted beers. We’re thrilled to announce that on October 21st, we’re launching MINIBREW® on crowdfunding s...

MiniBrew Design news

MiniBrew Update September 2015

Patrick Layer
September 1st, 2015 Comments

Accenture Awards Nominee & Pre-order date coming soon This last couple of weeks have been super exciting for MiniBrew. There are some amazing successes to celebrate. MiniBrew has been nominated for the “Blauwe Tulip” at the Accenture Innovation Awards. To have our work and... Read more

MiniBrew Office Outside Utrecht news

MiniBrew Update August 2015

Patrick Layer
August 1st, 2015 Comments

First steps prototype, new team members and new office It’s hard to believe that earlier this summer we launched our prototype at Techcrunch where MiniBrew received an overwhelming response. We’ve already received over one thousand pre-orders from beer lovers around the world....

MiniBrew Design news

MiniBrew Update June 2015

Patrick Layer
June 1st, 2015 Comments

Prototypes & new design Fellow beer friend,All we can say is WOW, thanks for your support. We hope you’re having fun in discovering great tastes.We want to give you an update about our hardware journey. In the last 8 months, we’ve developed 3 different prototypes to simpli...

MiniBrew Prototype 03 news

MiniBrew Update May 2015

Patrick Layer
May 1st, 2015 Comments

We interrupt your regularly scheduled agenda to announce awesome news:Thank you so much for voting and supporting us. We’re selected to pitch our story on Friday April 24th around 10.10am at TNW Conference. Read the confirmation here.If you would like to learn more about our s... Read more

Project Brewing news

MiniBrew Update April 2015

Patrick Layer
April 1st, 2015 Comments

Project brewing + we need your VOTE Today marks the moment you have all been waiting for… After many conversations, we are delighted to share our third working prototype: The world’s first all-in-one, small batch brewing machine, our pride and joy, MiniBrew! Imagine brewing be...

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