How many times have wished for a better use for your half-filled bottles of beer? If you had Tuned Pale Ale, you'd have a bona fide musical project by now. The beer bottles show a musical scale on its label, so you can drink the beer down to the level of the note, blow or tap on it and it will play that note.
The pack becomes an instrument too–it turns into a tongue drum, as is the bottles' washboard shape, which you can scrape against a bottle cap or sticks for percussion. According to Gizmodo, the Tuned Pale Ale designers Matt Braun and Chris
Mufalli had the beers brewed in a small microbrew, but it's no longer in production.
However, according to the Tuned Pale Ale site, the product, which “explores the musical affordances in
everyday objects and promotes social spontaneity,” is “currently seeking larger brewing and distribution options. Contact the makers here for more information.