Pilot Brew Plant

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Our pilot brewery is sized to the 50 litre Cylindro-conicals you see on the right. Although uni-tanks, conditioning is carried out in separate vessels to increase through-put. We have approximately 70 hop trial research brews to complete annually which means we have turn things over pretty quickly, fortunately it's mostly ale.

Kettle and hot liquor tank are both electric fired, mash tun is hot water jacketed on recirc loop to step temperatures...Fermenters are pressure rated 50 litre uni-tanks, temperature controlled through glycol jackets. Flow paths between Mash tun and Kettle allow open grant to double as a hop back. Note; mash tun tilts to grain out. Brewery is designed and constructed locally by Chris Little Engineering.