May 16, 2016
Bruges Is Building A Two-Mile Beer Pipeline
It’s amazing what some cities can do with their infrastructure. Bruges, a Belgian city that has clearly tapped into the needs of its people, is building a two-mile pipeline exclusively for beer. Expected to launch this Summer, the pipeline will pump 4,000 liters (about 1,057 gallons) of beer an hour from the De Halve Maan Brewery to its bottling plant outside the city. Residents are so pleased with the innovation that many have volunteered to let the pipeline run under or near their homes. De Halve Maan has even created a crowd funding campaign where major donors could be rewarded with free beer for life.
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