Bringing global brews to a bar near you

Brewbot is a smart appliance controlled by a phone app that will produce any beer from around the world

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
27th September, 2015
Chris McClelland, chief executive of Brewbot, pictured with the brewing machine at the company’s Ormeau Road headquarters in Belfast Picture: Stephen Davison

Belfast-based Brewbot is looking to bring beers from around the world to your local. The business, which also runs a bar by the same name on the Ormeau Road, began out of founder Chris McClelland’s previous interests in programming.

Originally from Lisnaskea in Fermanagh, McClelland comes from a farming background and initially worked as an app developer.

“I picked up programming quite easily. The idea of developing apps for mobile phones appealed to...

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