Kodak said a new beer hitting the market can be used to develop its Super 8 movie film.
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Delaware created its ‘SuperEIGHT’ beer after a conversation with people at Kodak, the upstate New York technology company most famous for its photographic roots.
Dogfish learned from Kodak that heightened levels of acidity and vitamin C in certain beers could make them a processing agent for the film.
That inspired the brewery to design such a beer, and Kodak helped by testing it out.
Dogfish founder Sam Calagione said he’ll document his summer travels on the Super 8 film that will be developed in ‘SuperEIGHT’ beer and turned into a short film.
The beer is made with:
The SuperEIGHT beer is set for national distribution next month.