Students brew up new spin on business of homemade beer
The idea of making beer at home has long been slightly daunting for the average suds fan. Homebrew systems can be elaborate and require an entire basement to run, or finicky enough to practically require a degree in chemistry to nail down flavours and ingredients.
Ryan Lymburner and his team are hoping to change that with Brewstr, an automated home-brewing system, while tapping into Vancouver’s growing craft beer sector.
“While I enjoyed the creative aspect of experimenting with unique ingredients, I quickly became frustrated with the tedious tasks of brewing,” said Lymburner, who is pursuing studies in business administration and mechatronics system engineering at Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Surrey campus.
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