La stabilità dell’equilibrio: Aurora Radavelli

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you have to move’” Albert Einstein, letter to his son Eduard, 1930.   Aurora Radavelli, born in 1994 and the Italian unicycle freestyle champion, knows it perfectly.   So does her father, Marino, for many years in COMAC, who uses all his skills as […]

Plungers and taps, beer and barrels

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   I cannot imagine how many times you sat at a table in a bar and, without paying too much attention, you asked for “a beer on tap”. You did not ask for a beer in a bottle… But where does this definition come from? In the past the beer was stored and packed in wooden […]

TPS or Lean Thinking: “do more doing less” – part 1

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] I immediately state that it is NOT a beer. It stands for Toyota Production System, a modus operandi born in Japan in the sixties. COMAC, Japan, TPS, Lean Thinking… what is the relationship with one another, someone  would ask? COMAC has not gone to Japan only to present and sell its machines, but also to see and […]

One for all, all for beer…A barrel with friends!

What happens if some brewers agree to rendezvous in a brewery and create a “together beer”? What happens is that they definitely have fun and we rejoice in drinking something unique and choral. A legend runs that in 2004 Adam and Vinnie, respectively from Avery Brewing and Russian River Brewing, realized they baptized one of their […]

Armand Jean Le Bouthillier de Rance, who was this guy?

Since the Middle Ages the monks have been produced alcoholic beverages such as wine and beer according to secret recipes preserved inside the abbeys, following the ancient method of high fermentation. Definitely better known as Abbot La Trappe, named after the abbey in Normandy, where he lived and died, Armand Jean Le Bouthillier de Rance is […]

Lager? IPA? Dark Ale? Is everything clear as it seems to be?

The most immediate and instinctive classification of beers is definitely based on the color – blonde, red, brown – in the second instance on the basis of alcohol, but the most correct classification is the one based on the type of yeast and on the type of fermentation. This classification allows to split the beer […]