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Issue Date: Vol. 54, No. 3, March 2014, Posted On: 2/11/2014

Beer Vending Fridge Only Works With Canadian Passports

Hank Schlesinger
TAGS: Vending Machines, Sochi Winter Olympics, Canadian Beer Vending Machine, Molson Coors Brewing Co., Vending Fridge, Molson Canadian Beer Fridge, Canadian Winter Olympians

SOCHI, Russia -- Leave it to the Canadians to innovate during the Winter Olympics. While members of the press and athletes have been complaining about the facilities' shortcomings, the Canadians are kicking back with cold ones thanks to the Molson Coors Brewing Co.

The beer company created a unique machine that activates when a passport is inserted into a scanner. And the refrigerated vender only opens for Canadian passports.

The concept has gained worldwide press attention for its ingenuity. However, no word as to whether the Canadian athletes are sharing the bounty. Cheers.

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