Freight & Logistics Management of Your Brewery Equipment

Shipping – Sea, Air and Inland Freight Freight & Logistics Management of Your Brewery Equipment. What you see written below is an extract of knowledge, based on my own experiences with shipping equipment, primarily out of China and the...

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Starting A Brewery Part-Time

Starting A Brewery Part-Time – An Overview and Tips I get asked by potential owners if starting a brewery part-time is possible? These people are generally looking at the hyper local model with a brewhouse at 500 liters (4.2...

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Gypsy Brewing Pros & Cons – Is It Worth It?

Another subject suggestion from Chris was to look at the pros and cons of gypsy brewing or contract brewing. It was a red hot topic in Series 1 of the BMAB Podcast and has come up on the Build...

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Commercial Brewing Recipe Formulation – Part 2

How was that beer? We now continue with Part 2 of Commercial Brewing Recipe Formulation. Commercial Brewing Recipe Formulation – Hops Hops provide beer with two main characteristics. Hops add bitterness to a beer and also aroma. There are...

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Commercial Brewing Recipe Formulation – Part 1

Commercial Brewing Recipe Formulation Time to tackle a big one today and cover commercial brewing recipe formulation. It’s a subject Chris brought up and one I needed to work on, to do justice to. It’s a deep subject to...

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Installing And Commissioning A Brewery

The process of installing and commissioning a brewery (either new or used) varies widely. The type of system and complexity of it determines what is checked and the procedures used. For example, procedures for a simple two-vessel manual brewhouse...

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Are Yeast Driven Beers The Next Hop Craze?

So are Yeast Driven Beers the Next Hops Craze? Ok so Neil so what does this title even mean? The subject was suggested by Chris, to write an article about. My interpretation; hops experimentation has reached a certain level...

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Sourcing Brewing Equipment From China

Price, is the main motivator’s breweries have for sourcing brewing equipment from China. Setting up a brewery is an expensive business and your biggest outlay is the kit you’ll make the beer on. The big concern with many brewers...

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Brewing Heating Options Part 4 – The Verdict

We’ve reached the final part in our brewing heating options series, it’s time to draw some overall conclusions on Steam Brewing, Direct Fire Brewing and Electric Brewing systems. The aim of this post is to help you decide the...

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Brewing Heating Options Part 3 – Steam Brewing System

Steam Brewing System Pros and Cons Today’s article on the pros and cons of using a steam brewing system will complete our look at the three main brewery heating options. We’ve already looked at brewing with electric and direct...

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Brewing Heating Options Part 2 – Direct Fire Sytems

We are going to look at direct fire for brewing today, as the second in our series of brewery heating solutions. The first article was on electric heating and can be read here. Direct fire as the name applies...

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Brewery Heating Options

Brewing Heating Options Part 1 – Electric Brewing Systems

In this article we’re going to take a look at electric brewing systems. When opening a brewery, a key decision is which brewery heating option to choose. The three main brewery heating options to choose from are electric, direct...

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Minimum Brewing Equipment Needed

If you’re reading this, you’re looking to open a brewery, you may be wondering what is the minimum brewing equipment needed to commercially brew. You’ve discovered as many have before you, brewing requires a large capital investment. Hey, it’s...

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Complying Development Certificate – A Fast Track Option

A BOOM IN CRAFT BREWERIES IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER In the world of planning approvals for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes there are a number of different ways to obtain Developing Consent. The two main ones that breweries...

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Liquor Licensing Process in Australia

There is an ever-increasing amount of government red tape in Australia for planning a brewery. You might be good at making beer but trying to navigate and deal with a highly regulated and convoluted liquor licensing process and government...

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Planning Process for Starting a Brewery

Anyone can opt to do the planning process for starting a brewery, you don’t have to engage a Town Planner. However, what you will find after reading this article and listening to our podcast segment related to the topic,...

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Things to Know Before Starting a Brewery

I’ve met and heard from many people who have danced with the idea of starting a brewery, and many of them tend to ask the same first questions in their quest to understanding it all, such as: How do...

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