Video: The Beer Can Guitar Amp

If you're anything like me, you've often sat around staring at a combo guitar amp and a can of beer trying to think of some ingenious way to combine them.


Well, at least one other person did. DIY-amp maker Robert Brenne turned an empty Heineken can -- among any number of other fascinating objects -- into a working guitar amp. While its tone may be far from that of your favorite Hot Rod Deluxe, it doesn't sound bad, considering its components.

Check out the video below!

For more on Brenne and his wild variety of amps -- which also includes a Ouija board and a Ghostbusters thermos -- head here.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month**

Join now for unlimited access

US pricing $3.99 per month or $39.00 per year

UK pricing £2.99 per month or £29.00 per year 

Europe pricing €3.49 per month or €34.00 per year

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Prices from £2.99/$3.99/€3.49

Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.