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Micro Breweries BREWORX LITE-ME

Mini breweries Breworx Lite MEMicro brewery BREWORX LITE ME

… easy production of beer from malt extract

Minibrewery BREWORX LITE ME is a minibrewery from serie BREWORX LITE.
The brewery has a simplified brewhouse with construction what allows beer production from malt concentrates ( malt extracts ) and also from wort concentrates. It does not allow beer production from traditional raw materials (malt, hops and water).

Characteristics of minibrewery BREWORX LITE ME

Brewhouse Breworx LiteMEThe solution particularly suitable for restaurant minibreweries, where the brewhouse dominates the area for guests, but the brewer wants to produce beer for less demand of time, energy and more economically than required by the traditional method of brewing that begin crushing the malt. Minibrewery BREWORX LITE ME compared to  classical arrangement of brewhouse does not allows beer production from classic raw materials. Malt is replaced by malt extract, what is a concentrate for easy mixing in the water to obtain wort. This eliminates most difficult phases of the brewing process of beer production as mashing and lautering.After obtaining wort the process continues hops boiling and whirlpooling. This allows the production of many types of beer from one concentrate selecting different hops boiling.

Solution of the Brewhouse allows easy and clear operation the brewing process when the brewmaster has all the necessary measuring and control equipments at hand and production cycle in full control.

What is malt concentrate? (Malt Extract)

Malt extractMalt concentrate – malt extract comes from the wort, which is actually pulverized and thoroughly boiled in drinking water.  Thickening of wort has been eventually reached in technologically unique evaporators, where boiling and evaporating is reached at a temperature of 45°C, which is not damaging main component of wort extract- malt sugar or maltose- caramelisation.

Malt extracts are made without the use of chemical additives (extractions agent, artifiacial enzymes, preservatives, stabilisators, etc… ) they usually have honey consistency and expiration date 6-12 months. Easy to transport and storage because of airtight covers.

 

 

Advantages of wort minibrewery with one vessel brewhouse

  •           Able to brew all kinds of beer from different wort concentrates
  •           Possibility to obtain different kinds of taste, color and smell of beer by different way of hops boiling, even by using one kind of concentrate
  •           Lower investment cost to the brewery- construction of brewhouse is easier therefore manufacture is cheaper
  •           Less facilities in the brewery (no malt mill)
  •           Produced beer has always same quality
  •           Producing process of malt takes 2-3 hours, what is 8-12 hours less than in production of beer from traditional raw materials
  •           Significant simplification of production:
  •           Low requirements for technological skills of the staff
  •           Low cost of operating brewery
  •           No weighing and milling malt; no mashing and sieving malt
  •           Low energy and water cost
  •           No problems with malt management (an advantage for minibreweries in the city center)
  •           Lower cost of transportation wort extract than traditional raw materials
  •           Low requirements for hygiene and environment of storaging (not necessary dry aired storage; no problems with rodents)

 

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Three variants of micro breweries BREWORX LITE ME – different fermentation methods

We produce minibreweries BREWORX LITE ME in three variants of the main fermentation and arrangement of the tank storage.

Closed fermentationMicrobreweries BREWORX LITE ME CF

Fermentation and maturation in sealed cylindrical-conical tanks is an effective and modern way of producing beer, which is highly resistant to contamination of fermenting beverages with unwanted organisms. Precision control of the fermentation and maturation leads to permanent results of constant quality and sensory characteristics of the beer. This scheme of brewery is particularly suitable for the production of top-fermented beers, but it is possible to produce all types of bottom-fermented beer too.

Open fermentationMicrobreweries BREWORX LITE ME OF

Fermentation and maturation in open fermentation vats is the traditional way of producing beer, especially for the typical bottom-fermented Czech type of beer . This allows collection of quilts during the fermentation. A fascinating look at many forms and colors of the yeast foam will be appreciated by guests on excursions to the brewery. This scheme of brewery is suitable only for the production of bottom-fermented beers. Production of top fermented beer in open fermentation vats is quite demanding and is therefore not recommended.

Open and closed fermentationMicrobreweries BREWORX LITE ME OCF

The combined solution allows production of bottom and top-fermented beer. Minibrewerie contains of open fermentation tubs (optimal for the traditional method of bottom-fermented beers) and cylindro-conical tanks (particularly suitable for the production of top fermented beers). Beer maturation takes place in lager tanks, or it is possible to use instead of lager tanks other cylindro-conical tanks for maturation process. The solution particularly suitable for restaurant minibreweries where the brewer plans to manufacture both bottom and top fermented beers.

 

Drawing of brewery BREWORX LITE ME CF (closed fermentation):

scheme of micro brewery Breworx Lite ME CF

1. Brewhouse: 1.1 Brewhouse: Mash tun, 1.2 Brewhouse: Combi tank – hot water tank  / whirlpool, 2. Fermentation: 2.1 Fermentation & Maturation tanks, 2.2 Serving tanks, 3. Hot steam generator, 4. Cooling: 4.1 Glycol Cooling Unit, 4.2 Plate heat exchanger for cooling the wort / hot water production, 6. Sanitation: 6.1 Mobile CIP pump, 6.2 * CIP station, 7. Production of industrial gases: 7.1 Compressor, 7.2 Generator N2 / bottles with CO2, 8. Yeast management: 8.1 Yeast tank, 8.2 * Propagation station for growing yeast strains, 9. Beer filtration: 9.1 * Primary and secondary filter, 10. Bottling and salling of beer: 10.1 * KEG Washing and Filling maschine, 10.2 * Distribution and sales of beer * 10.3 Tapping of beer.

 

Drawing of brewery BREWORX LITE ME OF (open fermentation):

Scheme of micro brewery Breworx Lite ME OF

1.1 Brewhouse: 1.1 Brewhouse: Mash tun, 1.2 Brewhouse: Combi tank – hot water tank / whirlpool, 2. Fermentation: 2.1 Open fermentation tubs, 2.2 Maturation / Lager  tanks, 2.3 Serving tanks, 3. Hot steam generator, 4. Cooling: 4.1 Glycol Cooling Unit, 4.2 Plate heat exchanger for cooling the wort / hot water production, 6. Sanitation: 6.1 Mobile CIP pump, 6.2 * CIP station, 7. Production of industrial gases: 7.1 Compressor, 7.2 Generator N2 / bottles for CO2, 8. Yeast management: 8.1  Yeast tank, 8.2 * Propagation station for growing yeast strains, 9. Beer filtration: 9.1 * Primary and secondary filter, 10. Bottling and salling of beer: 10.1 * KEG Washing and Filling maschine, 10.2 * Distribution and sale of beer * 10.3 Tapping of beer.

 

Drawing of brewery BREWORX LITE ME OCF (open and closed fermentation):

Scheme of micro brewery Breworx Lite ME OCF

1.1 Brewhouse: 1.1 Brewhouse: Mash tun, 1.2 Brewhouse: Combi tank – hot water tank / whirlpool, 2. Fermentation: 2.1 Open fermentation tubs, 2.2 Fermentation tanks, 2.3 Maturation / Lager  tanks, 2.4 Serving tanks, 3. Hot steam generator, 4. Cooling: 4.1 Glycol Cooling Unit, 4.2 Plate heat exchanger for cooling the wort / hot water production, 6. Sanitation: 6.1 Mobile CIP pump, 6.2 * CIP station, 7. Production of industrial gases: 7.1 Compressor, 7.2 Generator N2 / bottles for CO2, 8. Yeast management: 8.1  Yeast tank, 8.2 * Propagation station for growing yeast strains, 9. Beer filtration: 9.1 * Primary and secondary filter, 10. Bottling and salling of beer: 10.1 * KEG Washing and Filling maschine, 10.2 * Distribution and sale of beer * 10.3 Tapping of beer.

 


 

CONTROL SYSTEM FOR BREWERY BREWORX LITE ME

Control system for brewery BreworxI . Control system level MC (manual control):

A manual control of a brewhouse, simple push-button control panel with basic control and sensing elements. Manually adjusted pipeline routes, switching of motors and pumps, temperature and times are watched by the brewer .

II . Control system level AC (automatic control) :

Anautomatically controlled brewhouse – with most computer- controlled operations – according to the specifications from a central control panel. The control panel is designed as a touchscreen. The brewer selects the recipe and starts the program that controls the production process. The brewer controls it and performs laboratory tests, treats abnormal conditions and ensures the preparation and the brewing of raw materials for the process.


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