ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has developed a beer in collaboration with Kodak capable of processing Super 8 motion picture film.
Sam Calagione, founder of the craft brewery, learned from a Kodak podcast that if a beer is acidic enough, it could be used to develop Super 8 film.
The Dogfish Head SuperEight is a gose style brewed with eight ingredients: prickly pear, mango, boysenberry, blackberry, raspberry, elderberry, kiwi juices and toasted quinoa. Red Hawaiian sea salt is also used in the beer.
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Early samples of the beer were sent to the film company for testing and Kodak has fully embraced the alternative processing, offering step-by-step instructions to achieve the best results.
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery developed the SuperEight beer which is capable of processing film. (Photo: Kodak)
The beer will be distributed nationally next month.
It’s super ... it’s sessionable ... it’s SuperEIGHT! Brimming with hard-working ingredients, SuperEIGHT was brewed to harness the powerful goodness of all-natural fruits. Get the full rundown on this super gose at https://t.co/jWhSbpK8zt! 🍐🥭🥝 #offcentered #craftbeer pic.twitter.com/mYDSAq43iG— Dogfish Head Brewery (@dogfishbeer) March 22, 2019
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