Updates about Alchema

July update

July update

Dear Alchema family, It's July now! Let's see what we've accomplished last month! Manufacture We’ve started tooling process last month. Tooling ...

Alchema June update: focus group test

Alchema June update: focus group test

Dear Alchema family, It’s June! Let's see what we have accomplished in the past month: Manufacture We have been doing the “mold flow analysis” f...

Alchema May update

Dear Alchema family, It's May! Here's a quick update on our manufacture progress: We have sent out PO (purchase order) to our manufactory and wil...

Up your Easter feast with this ruby-like cranberry cider

Up your Easter feast with this ruby-like cranberry cider

Easter is just around the corner! Whether your family prefers a brunch or a supper, you need some yummy hard cider to go with it. This month, Alc...

Alchema April update: New accessory!

Alchema April update: New accessory!

It’s spring! 2 of our team just came back from The International Home + Housewares Show, a big annual trade show in Chicago. We always feel so fortunate to meet people from all over the world and hear what they have to say about Alchema, but nothing is more exciting than running into our Kickstarter backers! We feel so warmed and inspired by talking to them. We won't let you down!

Spice Up April Fool’s Day with this Evil Cider

Spice Up April Fool’s Day with this Evil Cider

  April Fool’s Day is around the corner. If you’re looking to fool some friends with some unforgettable tricks–and want to steer clear of cliches–...

How to create a bubbly hard cider at home?

How to create a bubbly hard cider at home?

Many of you have asked the same question: Is the cider created by Alchema bubbly or still? Today, we’ll share ins and outs about using carbonatio...

Alchema March update

Alchema March update

In February, we used our latest mockup to conduct several fermentation tests with apple juice and yeast. We recorded the whole fermentation process in terms of temperature, pressure, and alcohol content. At the same time, we were also testing the system performance of our back-end system to see if the tremendous amount of fermentation data will overflow the system.  

Alchema's first batch sold out! Second batch shipping spring 2018

Hi everyone, Happy March! We're excited to announce that Alchema has sold out the first batch of production.  We are now taking orders of our secon...

Alchema February update

Alchema February update

Last month, we’ve finished the production and assembling of our last working sample before tooling. In order to evaluate our DFM result (design for manufacture), we’ve conducted several tests with the working unit, including sealing, gas releasing, and weighing. 

The good news is: those functions all work as we expected!

Alchema January update: CES & working sample

Alchema January update: CES & working sample

After launching the new website, we headed to CES, the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and got lots of valuable feedback from the attendees at our daily tasting events! You can check out what Mashable and TechHive think of our cider! 

December update: DFM complete!

December update: DFM complete!

Ho ho ho! We hope you are enjoying this joyful season as much as we are! We have nailed the most important step before the mass production — The DFM process (design for manufacture), where we optimize the mechanical design for both user experience and manufacture.