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PicoBrew Zymatic: the Automatic Beer Brewing Appliance

A project in Seattle, WA by PicoBrew LLC
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The simplest way to brew high-quality all-grain beer!
Backers: 866
Average Pledge Per Backer: $763

Funded: $661,026 of $150,000
Dates: Sep 30th -> Oct 30th (30 days)
Project By: PicoBrew LLC
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Latest News

Latest home beer-making appliance from PicoBrew now available as company celebrates all week

October 23rd - via: geekwire.com
The Seattle-based makers of home brewing appliances kicked off the celebration on Monday by announcing its latest machine, the Pico Model C, is in stock and shipping following a record-setting campaign on Kickstarter (Read More)

Amazon partners with Kickstarter to sell crowdfunded products on Launchpad

July 27th - via: geekwire.com
Amazon announced a partnership with Kickstarter Wednesday to sell more than 300 crowdfunded products on a dedicated Amazon.com page. (Read More)

Last Goal Achieved! Backer Bash is On!

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow!   Astonishing finish to the campaign achieving the last stretch goal with more than an hour to spare!  Thank you! We'll send out a poll shortly to find out the best time for the Bash(es), and we look forward to seeing you all there!  And for... (Read More)

One Last Stretch Goal!

October 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We have 18 hours to go and we've already had unprecedented support, but if we can top 650K we want to throw a little party:  a PicoBrew Backer Bash! What's a Backer Bash?   Well, officially it's a PicoBrew Open House (or two, depending on how many... (Read More)

600K! Keg Accessory Pack

October 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you Zymatic(TM) hardware-level backers!   The support you've shown has been overwhelming, and we're happy to announce that you've earned all 4 stretch goal rewards! Here is a summary of the stretch goal rewards we'll be shipping with your... (Read More)

500k! Another breakthrough: Spare Keg Lids + Airlocks

October 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you again!  Well, you earned it:  a spare Keg Lid and Airlock for all Zymatic(tm)-level backers!   Looks like we're well on our way to another big milestone too -- 600k!   There are still 5 days to go, so here's what we're going to do.  We... (Read More)

Backers have spoken: 500K Stretch Goal Update

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for your votes on the 500K Stretch Goal Reward!   The consensus through EOD Friday was very strongly in favor of a spare keg lid (>90%) and airlock so upon reaching 500K we'll be adding this to all machines that ship (in addition to the... (Read More)

400k! Sampling Ports all around!

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
THANK YOU!   Today we surpassed our 400k stretch goal!   We're super pleased with your support and as promised we will now be including sampling ports with all machines...(we think you're going to love 'em....this is what we use everyday in the... (Read More)

International Version!

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
As promised, we have an update on an international release:  we're pleased to announce today that we’re adding an International Reward Level!  This means is that we are making PicoBrew Zymatic™ available now in 110v or 220v versions (your... (Read More)

An Automatic Beer Brewing Machine That Anyone Can Use, Created By Former Microsoft Execs

October 11th - via: fastcoexist.com
The PicoBrew Zymatic is like a breadmaker--just dump the ingredients in and forget about it. But who needs bread when you can make beer? (Read More)

PicoBrew Zymatic aims at almost completely automatic beer brewing

October 8th - via: gizmag.com
What does making bread and brewing espresso have in common? Not long ago, both were involved, messy jobs best left to the experts that can now be done at home by anyone who can pour ingredients and press a button. PicoBrew LLC of Seattle wants to do the same with beer, with the PicoBrew Zymatic – a countertop brewery that is claimed by the developers to be as automatic as a breadmaker. (Read More)

200%/300k in less than a week! New stretch goal: 400k

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Outstanding! We're at 200% of goal in less than a week! Custom keg cozies coming your way!  In this update we wanted to say Thank You, set our next stretch goal, and give you answers to the most common questions we're getting. New stretch goal:... (Read More)

Stretch goal 200%/300k: custom keg cozy!

October 4th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the things we have planned on including with all PicoBrew machines is an off-the-shelf keg-cozy, like that shown in our main product image (but the 5G version). Why? Well, the keg radiates a lot of heat, and insulating it speeds up your brew... (Read More)

Stretch goal coming for 200% funding!

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
OK, we've got to stop using "wow" but, well ....Wow!!!   It's awesome that you guys love the PicoBrew concept!   We just wanted to let you know that we really appreciate your support, and we're getting set to announce a reward for hitting the... (Read More)

Seattle’s Latest Innovation? PicoBrew

October 3rd - via: washingtonbeerblog.com
Seattle is a city of innovators. Microsoft, Amazon, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Seattle is also a city with over 40 craft breweries. And now, Seattle is the city that’s home to the latest innovation in craft brewing: PicoBrew. (Read More)

The PicoBrew Zymatic is the Nespresso of beer brewing

October 2nd - via: theverge.com
An 18-year Microsoft veteran has set out to reinvent homebrewing with the PicoBrew Zymatic, a table-top brewing machine that promises to simplify the process of making a batch of custom beer. Co-founder Bill Mitchell, who worked on PDAs, smartphones, automotive, and wearable computing" during his time at Microsoft, says on his proect's Kickstarter page that he got tired with the overly long process of homebrewing as well as the difficulty of repeating a beer recipe once you found one you liked. After a few years of prototyping, he's now put his PicoBrew Zymatic up on Kickstarter, and the project met its $150,000 funding goal in just one day. (Read More)

Wow Again...100% of Goal in 34 hours!!!

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We're very excited and humbled by the amount of support you've shown for PicoBrewing!!!    It's just been overwhelming!   Avi, Jim and I celebrated at 5:00 today with our favorite PicoBrewed beers (Jim:  a roasty black lager, Avi a clone of... (Read More)

Wow, everyone *does* love great beer!

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
When we started PicoBrew we thought that maybe, just maybe there were a bunch of like-minded individuals out there who shared our passion for great beer and beer brewing and wanted a better way to make beer......WOW!!!   Turns out there are:  ... (Read More)

From Microsoft to beer: Pair create home-brewing machine

September 30th - via: seattletimes.com
Two former Microsoft employees have figured out how to produce top-notch beer in any style and flavor you can imagine — with a machine. (Read More)

Bottoms up! Brew your own beer with this countertop box

September 30th - via: news.cnet.com
Just add water, grain, and hops. The PicoBrew Zymatic can serve up your homemade brew with minimal hassle and cleaning. (Read More)

Ex-Microsofties are kicking ass on Kickstarter with high-tech beer-brewing machine

September 30th - via: geekwire.com
Brewing your own craft beer at home is a difficult and complicated process. Now, two former Microsoft veterans want to help you make a perfect glass of beer in less than an hour and with a push of a button. (Read More)

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