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 ...

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 ... Read more

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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... Read more

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...

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...

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

WHO'S YOUR DADDY

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

SXSW HEADER MINIBREW blog

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

bart@minibrew.io
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...

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... Read more

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...

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...

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... Read more

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...

MiniBrew Beer compass blog

Discovering Beer Made Simple - MiniBrew Craft Beer Compass App

Patrick Layer
November 1st, 2016 Comments

Have you ever had the feeling of sitting in a bar with no idea what to drink? These times are over! MiniBrew has the solution!Meet the Beer Compass!Download the free Beer Compass app from the Apple App Store and you’ll never lose track of what you want to drink. It's the easie...

MiniBrew Beta blog

Ask-us-anything - Live Q&A Session

bart@minibrew.io
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

Jordy
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

Jordy
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: https://www.minibrew.io/The €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

Jordy
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 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...

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... 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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