This is a complete, state of art micro beer brewery capable to produce various type of filtrated and non filtrated beers at annual capacity of 30 000 - 35 000 hl and package them in 0.33 and 0.5 liter glass bottles. The brewery was originally made by German BERAPLAN HARTER GmbH in year 2002 and it has been extended in 2005 with additional tanks and 2008 with complete new Krones (Kosme) one way glass line with capacity of 6500 bph in 0.5/0.33 liter and packed in a 20/24 bottle carton box.
Micro Beer Brewery Fully Automated Beraplan 60 hl/brew
The brew line is designed for 60 hl / brew and currently capable to make 2-3 brews/day. It has one combined mash & filtration vessel and one boiler vessel with internal boiler build on one stainless steel structure holding all pipes, pumps and other brew line items and forming one transportable brew line. Whirlpool with worth cooler are built separately as another production block. The line has Siemens Simatic S 7 PLC system and it is operated with PC based central control system.
Tank farm consist of 12 CCT tanks, total net capacity being 3960 hl and 3 bright beer tanks with 463 hl total capacity. In addition there are 4 cooled unitanks with total capacity of 3840 hl for fermentation and beer storage.
Packaging line was made by Krones in year 2008 and operation started in 2009. The line is complete with fully automated depalletizer, rinser-filler-capper tri block, labeler and carton boxing robot. Palletizing is manual operation. Line capacity is 6500 bph and it is controlled by Siemens Simatic S7 PLC system.
The capacity is possible to rise up to 50 000 - 60 000 hl/ annum by adding another mash & filtration vessel (will allow 4-5 brews/day) and possibly some CCTs. Filling line capacity can be increased to 10 000 bph by by changing a faster labeler and adding a palletizer for this line.
List of equipment:
Brew Line made by Beraplan
- Malt unloading station from 1000 kg sacks with pneumatic transport system
- Dry malt mill Kunzel
- Combined Mash & Lauter tank, capacity 60 hl net
- Boiler tank with internal boiler, capacity 60 hl net
- Whirlpool, capacity 60 hl net
- Worth cooler Alfa Laval
- Stainless steel spent grain silo 13 m3 with discharge screw
Yeast department and filtration equipment
- Beraplan Combined yeast propagator and yeast tank 12 hl
- Della Toffola beer filter with PVPP candle filter type NF 8
- Reraplan CIP line with 5 x 1000 liter tanks
- 6 x 240 hl net Beraplan 2002, insulated and with inbuilt cooling system (glycol-water solution)
- 3 x 360 hl net Grinox 2005, insulated and with inbuilt cooling system (glycol - water solution)
- 3 x 480 hl net Grinox 2007, insulated and with inbuilt cooling system (glycol - water solution)
- 4 x 960 hl Unitanks outdoor installation
- 2 x 410 hl net Beraplan 2002, insulated and with inbuilt cooling system (glycol - water solution)
- 1 x 263 hl net Grinox 2008, insulated and with inbuilt cooling system (glycol - water solution)
Hot water tank 10 m3 indoor installation
Krones Filling Line 6500 bph
- Depalletizer EURODEPACK
- empty bottle conveyor system to rinser
- Alfa Laval flash pasteurizer
- Kornes 3 block filler ISOBLOCK 32-32-8 with 32 filling heads and 8 capping stations
- FT bottle filling inspector
- full bottle conveyors to Kosme bottle dryer
- Kosme bottle dryer type AIR 3000
- Kosme Extra Adhesive type 720 with 6 bottle holding plates and 3 labeling stations
- Kosme Carton box machine with hot glue system (20 x 0,5 liters and 24 x 0,33 liters)
- 2 Air compressors Kaeser SM 15 and Kaeser SM 12 with air dryers
- Water desalination plant
- Steam boiler 1600 kg /h
- Glycol chiller with 10 m3 heat accumulator