Smartphone gadget turns fruit into alcohol

A new gadget, controlled by your smartphone, claims to be able to turn leftover fruit into mead, cider, or wine.

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Using fruit, sugar, yeast and water, the device sends information on the mixture brewing to your smartphone, allowing remote changes to the alcohol content and sweetness to be made.

The temperature can also be monitored from the app, with a weight sensor in the gadget telling you exactly how much of each ingredient to put in.

Costing £400, the product, made by Alchema, claims to be “as easy as making coffee” and includes a built-in sanitiser. It aims to remove any margin for error when whipping up a home brew. Mixes take anywhere from one week to four months to prepare, depending on your desired end product.

If the mixture develops an issue, a notification is sent to the app so it can be corrected. The project was launched on Kickstarter at the end of july last year and is now available in North America and Taiwan.

Oscar Chang, CEO at Alchema, said: “What better way to reduce food waste at home then by turning leftover fruit into delicious hard cider or wine. The Alchema home cider making system is a great alternative to throwing away unused fruit.”

23 Responses to “Smartphone gadget turns fruit into alcohol”

  1. Is it really possible? Prices of drinks are increasing day by day. Send me the link where from I can buy it.

  2. This really a amazing gadget for a household lady, and this is easy to use and smooth in working, I buy this gadget recently and find out this the best product for my kitchen, thanks for getting more bright site of this gadget in front of us.

  3. amika singh says:

    hie.. i found this post useful..thanks

  4. tom singh says:

    this is very nice article i am impressed

  5. Jason Harry says:

    Technology is making life much easier.

  6. Very nice Article! Thanks for sharing.

  7. Is it true? Unbelievable by smartphone gadget one can make alcohol of fruit, I love especially wine and using this gadget, I will be able to make wines as well.

  8. More information Very nice Article! Thanks for sharing.

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  10. wow, i really like it. is it really possible by using smartphone gadget can we really turn fruits into alcohol?

  11. chris alicks says:

    one of the best site i have seen my life where i can get some deinks business ideas to learns some what new.

  12. amazing information really :O will keep that all in mind from now on.

  13. What a cute idea and love the play on words! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Dishing It & Digging It!

  14. walmartone says:

    would love to read this article and worth to share this thank you

  15. Vikas Singh says:

    looking for more informative content

  16. this is actually nice way to do the things in a better way.

  17. Sarah says:

    It seems to be useful and helping.

  18. Wow, very amazing post. 😮

  19. bindu Verma says:

    It seems to be very useful

  20. Garry Smith says:

    Smart work with Smart appliances. Loved this article.

  21. latest says:

    Amazing post. Smart Gadget

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