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    This is pretty cool!!






    A young New Zealand inventor has found a solution to the unpalatable problem of a can of warm beer - a device that turns a tepid beverage into a cold drink within seconds.

    And the portable gadget, which has a cooling capacity almost four times that of regular ice with the advantage that it doesn't water down your drink, could spell the end of lugging a heavy chilly bin to the beach.

    The penny dropped for Kent Hodgson, a 22-year-old student from Albany, while having a few quiet ones around a barbecue with his mates early this year.

    "We brought along a box of beers which was warm so we put them in the freezer to cool them down.

    "I thought how cool would it be if we could replicate that. I mean, no one likes warm beer or a diluted drink and I was inspired."

    Mr Hodgson calls his invention Huski, which is among the 30 exhibits from top graduates of Massey University's Auckland School of Design at the three-day Design Exposure 2007 beginning today at Britomart Pavilion.
    He explained the rapid cooling beverage process he mastered as being "extremely simple".

    "You have plastic cooling cells which are pressed down into the dock which houses the liquid carbon dioxide. The liquid CO2 expands and is pressurised into dry ice in the base of the cooling cells ... in a moment.

    "You then pop it into your drink and then proceed from there as you normally would."

    With a surface temperature of minus 78.5C, dry ice has a cooling capacity almost four times that of the same amount of regular ice.

    "The cooling power is almost instant and is utilised for several minutes and it doesn't dilute the drink like ice would," said Mr Hodgson.

    One canister can fill thirty 330 ml bottles at a cost of 7c each, which makes it an ideal alternative for those who don't want to lug around a chilly bin during the summer.

    Mr Hodgson said he was looking at patenting the Huski, which he expects to retail at around $50.
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    What about the science of this? I mean if one has a bottle of warm beer, and the beer inside the bottle goes to damned cold really quick while the bottle's outside temperature remains static, wouldn't the glass shatter?

    I'll say the same thing I say to folk that are stuck not being able to purchase beer on a Sunday until afternoon: If you plan to tailgate or start drinking early, plan ahead. Buy your beer (and refrigerate it) in advance of the need.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OLO View Post
    This is pretty cool!!






    A young New Zealand inventor has found a solution to the unpalatable problem of a can of warm beer - a device that turns a tepid beverage into a cold drink within seconds.

    And the portable gadget, which has a cooling capacity almost four times that of regular ice with the advantage that it doesn't water down your drink, could spell the end of lugging a heavy chilly bin to the beach.

    The penny dropped for Kent Hodgson, a 22-year-old student from Albany, while having a few quiet ones around a barbecue with his mates early this year.

    "We brought along a box of beers which was warm so we put them in the freezer to cool them down.

    "I thought how cool would it be if we could replicate that. I mean, no one likes warm beer or a diluted drink and I was inspired."

    Mr Hodgson calls his invention Huski, which is among the 30 exhibits from top graduates of Massey University's Auckland School of Design at the three-day Design Exposure 2007 beginning today at Britomart Pavilion.
    He explained the rapid cooling beverage process he mastered as being "extremely simple".

    "You have plastic cooling cells which are pressed down into the dock which houses the liquid carbon dioxide. The liquid CO2 expands and is pressurised into dry ice in the base of the cooling cells ... in a moment.

    "You then pop it into your drink and then proceed from there as you normally would."

    With a surface temperature of minus 78.5C, dry ice has a cooling capacity almost four times that of the same amount of regular ice.

    "The cooling power is almost instant and is utilised for several minutes and it doesn't dilute the drink like ice would," said Mr Hodgson.

    One canister can fill thirty 330 ml bottles at a cost of 7c each, which makes it an ideal alternative for those who don't want to lug around a chilly bin during the summer.

    Mr Hodgson said he was looking at patenting the Huski, which he expects to retail at around $50.
    Funny that I would chime in on this. You can also take your can, or bottle of said rodeo cool beer and spin it directly on the ice for about 5 to seven minutes and it's ice cold. Trust me it works. It's a way of beer life down here in the summer time. Out.
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    What about something like this in reverse that would warm things up instead of cooling them down. A guy could use it on an ice cold vagina.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Viking View Post
    What about something like this in reverse that would warm things up instead of cooling them down. A guy could use it on an ice cold vagina.

    Got one. It's called a tounge.


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    i love my beer with some ice in it!!!
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    I knew a guy once that drank Coors light over ice... so basically he was drinking water..
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    Quote Originally Posted by track 5 View Post
    Funny that I would chime in on this. You can also take your can, or bottle of said rodeo cool beer and spin it directly on the ice for about 5 to seven minutes and it's ice cold. Trust me it works. It's a way of beer life down here in the summer time. Out.
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    my brother in law once did something like putting the beer in a tub of ice and then pouring salt on the ice. he said it chills the beer in seconds.
    anyone hear of this?

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    Doesn't this belong on the 'What's on my Christmas list' thread?
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    Quote Originally Posted by namedmydaughterHALEN View Post
    my brother in law once did something like putting the beer in a tub of ice and then pouring salt on the ice. he said it chills the beer in seconds.
    anyone hear of this?

    Yes, I've heard of this, much the same way that you use ice and salt to make ice cream. The salt melting the ice causes it to get cold quicker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by namedmydaughterHALEN View Post
    my brother in law once did something like putting the beer in a tub of ice and then pouring salt on the ice. he said it chills the beer in seconds.
    anyone hear of this?

    Yeah, the salt releases the thermal energy of the ice faster(via melting). The beer will get colder quicker but the ice also goes away faster. The beer can actually get cold enough to freeze when you pop the top.
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