Gear and Gadgets Week: The inflatable pub Jon Abernathy 10 years ago An oldie but a goodie; Pete Brown discovered the inflatable pub recently, but Chris from Hail the Ale! first blogged about it back in 2005. The cool thing, though, is the fact that the manufacturer of the thing has multiple models available—and others "in concept." (Check out the Tiki bar and the Saloon concept below.) They’re like bouncy houses for adults!