As part of the consumer electronics fair CES 2019, the South Korean multinational LG presented this week the LG HomeBrew, a machine that allows beer of different varieties through the use of capsules as if it were a coffee maker.
According to the Xataka news portal, LG explained that single use capsules contain malt, yeast, hops and flavorings.
The appliance deals with the whole process of fermentation, from fermentation to carbonization and the aging of the beverage, so that the process is not as fast as in a coffee maker, arriving late. approximately two weeks in the production of up to five liters of ready-to-drink beer.
As an additional function, once production is completed, the device clean before beginning the next cycle thanks to the fact that it incorporates an autonomous process based on the exclusive use of hot water that removes the dirt and maintains the hygiene of the HomeBrew. In addition, the whole process can be followed through mobile application which informs the user when the beer is ready for consumption.
The production time varies according to the type of beer you want, available to make the American IPA, American Pale Ale, English Stout, Witbier and Czech Pilsner.
The simplicity of the machine is designed for the general public, since with just press a button The machine is responsible for all processing, from fermentation to aging, through carbonation.
In addition, they announced that the capsules will be produced in collaboration with the British manufacturer. Muntons, one of the largest suppliers of malt in the world.
After the presentation, LG did not specify the launch date or the price the new product will have.