Free Beer (as in freedom)

Recently I stumbled upon a student initiative called who were asking for preorders on their Free Beer, as in freedom: The recipe is available online and you’re invited to modify it under a Copyleft license. You can either get Free Beer in bottles through them, or play with the recipe and have the

Wädi-Brau-Huus AG
Steinacherstrasse 105
CH-8804 Au-Wädenswil
Telefon +41 44 782 66 55
Fax +41 44 782 66 56

brew it for you, although you have to order at least 1000l in that case. Since that was out of the question, I bought my Free Beer today:

[Free Beer bottle]

When I picked it up they told me there are around 400l of the last batch still available. So if the Zürich University is somewhere within your reach, you should order some Free Beer and while you pick it up, you can stop by FSFE’s Zürich office, which is right around the corner.

Update:  After it had cooled down sufficiently, I just had my first Free Delicious. FreeBeer is not only free, it is also very good.

Ah, the taste of freedom.

About Georg Greve

Georg Greve is a technologist and entrepreneur. Background as a software developer and physicist. Head of product development and Chairman at Vereign AG. Founding president of the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE). Previously president and CEO at Kolab Systems AG, a Swiss Open Source ISV. In 2009 Georg was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit on Ribbon by the Federal Republic of Germany for his contributions to Open Source and Open Standards.
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