3D Printing a Better Black and Tan, an Application of the Pythagoras Cup

The Black and Tan (or Half and Half in some countries) is a fascinating beverage, and an excellent demonstration of density stratification in fluids.  Recently we have started to explore the possibility of using 3D printing to create a device that can make a Black and Tan by displacing a less dense beer with a denser one using a siphon rather than the traditional method of carefully pouring the less dense beer on top of the denser beer.

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Prototyping an election night drink: The Trump MKII

This presidential election cycle we are attempting to design two theme drinks that will be consumed on election night. Last week we determined the ratio of primary ingredients. This week we tested possible methods for giving the drink a frothy head to represent Trump’s trademark hair.

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