HEATING OPTIONS – PART 4 CONCLUSION

We’ve reached the final part in our brewing heating options series, it’s time to draw some overall conclusions. The aim of this post is to help you decide the right brewery heating option for you. The main brewery heating choices are: Steam – One advantage of steam is it...

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HEATING OPTIONS PART 3 – STEAM BREWING SYSTEM

Steam Brewing System Pros and ConsToday’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 fire brewing, once we’ve covered steam today, we can draw some...

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HEATING OPTIONS PART 2 – DIRECT FIRE FOR BREWING

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 uses an open flame to heat up your brew kettle....

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HEATING OPTIONS PART 1 – ELECTRIC BREWING SYSTEM

In this article we’re going to take a look at electric brewing. When opening a brewery, a key decision is which brewery heating solution to choose. The three main choices are electric, direct fire and steam. Deciding the best option for you isn’t an easy one, with many factors...

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MINIMUM EQUIPMENT NEEDED TO COMMERCIALLY BREW

If you’re reading this, you’re looking to open a brewery wondering what’s the minimum equipment needed to commercially brew. You’ve discovered as many have before you, brewing requires a large capital investment. Hey, it’s a legitimate concern, many breweries have started with a barebones setup, begun brewing, sold beer...

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COMPLYING DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE

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 would be interested in are: Complying Development Certificate (CDC) which...

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LIQUOR LICENSING PROCESS IN AUSTRALIA

There is an ever-increasing amount of government red tape in Australia. You might be good at making beer but trying to navigate and deal with a highly regulated and convoluted liquor licensing and government compliance framework is another beast all together. Every state in Australia has their own liquor...

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NAVIGATING THE PLANNING PROCESS FOR YOUR BREWERY BUILD

Anyone can opt to do the planning process, 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, that it’s a fairly complicated process and can be a very time consuming thus...

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BEFORE YOU START YOUR BREWERY BUILDING JOURNEY

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

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