Skip to comments.The self-cooling beer can
Posted on 04/27/2006 9:44:27 AM PDT by Nachum
A company called Tempra Technology has developed a special beer can with a twistable base that cools a beer can down to 30° Fahrenheit in a mere 3 minutes with the help of an evaporator, a vacuum, and a heat sink. They claim the entire system is nontoxic and won't affect the beer itself other than cooling it off. Although the cans are about the same physical size as 16-ounce cans, they actually hold only 10.5 ounces of beer. It's doubtful if these fridge cans would be able to do anything about "skunked" beer (beer shipped cold that's allowed to warm up), but if the beer is shipped warm they could provide a convenient way of cooling your brew down without needing to lug a cooler around. Undoubtedly, you'll have to pony up a much larger deposit for these cans than the regular aluminum ones, but that's the price you pay for living in an age your grandfather could only dream of the age where a cold one provides its own refrigeration. Look for Miller to start using the cans sometime next year.
I know that in Hattiesburg, there were signs at the convenience stores that read "The Coldest Beer Allowed By Law!" I didn't know what that meant until I heard you couldn't sell cold beer in Starkville.
Hattiesburg is a wet city, but half of it lies in Lamar County, which is dry....
Thanks! Too rich for my taste. The old beer cooler and ice will just have to do.
Now if they could make one of them beer belly gadgets with cooling option,, I'd consider hocking a beer fridge.. ;-)
It was the blackest night
There was no moon in sight
You know the stars ain't shinin'
'Cause the sky's too tight
I heard the scarey wind
I seen some ugly trees
There was a werewolf honkin'
'Long the aide of me
Im in Lafayette actually, at Ole Miss. Its especially nice in the winter when you can go to the Beer Barn and get cold beer there.
Gotta love Frank Zappa................
If you drink them faster, they don't get as warm LOL
Beavis, this is the coolest thing I have ever seen.
She was the reject for the bud light ad.
Thanks for the ping!
I want some!
I second that. Forcing folks to buy warm beer is simply un-American. It takes 15-20 minutes to properly chill a beer in iced water. Might as well be a lifetime.
Could have used one of those last night!
Does this spell the end for the ever popular beer coozie???
Well I'll drink to that!
Oh no, not my beloved beer coozies!!!!! Will just have to get bigger ones.
LOL, they come up with all these neat gadgets AFTER I quit drinking!
Uh, ice is cheaper than gasoline.
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