Homemade hard cider has been given a technological upgrade with Alchema's new "countertop smart home-brewer" that can turn any number of fruits into your alcoholic tipple of choice at the flick of a switch.
The company claim they wanted to turn cider making on its head likening its simplicity to that of making a pot of coffee. The harder bit might be the wait - with cider taking 1-2 weeks and wine more than 16, although your inevitable thirst will be rewarded with roughly three bottles of wine worth.
The start-up company have already smashed their funding campaign launched on Kickstarter where you can pick still pick up a unit from around $399USD at the time of writing.
Watch how it works: