Cocktails Connected with SodaStream MIX

App-enabled home bartending with specially formulated carbonation levels to suit different spirits

Can a home beverage machine be a smart device? SodaStream certainly thinks so and their answer is the MIX. At Milan Design Week 2015, SodaStream recently unveiled their new connected device that that can be controlled via smartphone and runs with its own dedicated software. Designed by Yves Béhar, this instrument is compact and refined. A beautiful, high-quality touchscreen is used to control the machine …

Carbonating Booze With a SodaStream

As Supercompressor recently discovered, a SodaStream is not only good for making fancy soft drinks, it can create some seriously refreshing spirits. Testing out whiskey, rum, gin, vodka, tequila and white wine in the seltzer-making machine provided some very interesting results. While carbon dioxide improved the palatability of whiskey, vodka and gin, it flat-out did not work on “heavier” alcohols like rum or tequila. Unsurprisingly, …

SodaStream’s New Play, Flavors, Vending Machine and More

Yaron Kopel, the brand's Chief Innovation and Designer Officer, shares the company's latest products

Things move quickly at SodaStream, particularly since they partnered with Yves Behar’s fuseproject. Following the success of their completely redesigned and reengineered Source carbonated drink-maker, the brand has introduced a colorful, customizable, less expensive product called Play—launched in London at the designjunction fair during the London Design Festival. Considered the “world’s first mass-customizable kitchen appliance,” the Play features six colors; customers can buy the machine …