Kodak beer: SuperEIGHT gose can develop Super 8 film

Kodak beer: new gose can develop Super 8 film

American brewery Dogfish Head has a saying: "Analog beer for the digital age." And its latest product, a collaboration with Kodak, proves that there is truth to that mantra – SuperEIGHT beer actually develops Super 8 film. 

The journey began last year, when Dogfish founder Sam Calagione was a guest on Kodak podcast The Kodakery. During that appearance, he learned that sufficiently high levels of acidity in specific beer could enable them to be used to process film stock.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.