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USA: Russian River Brewing Company opts for ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA

The Russian River Brewing Company has chosen ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA GmbH to supply brewhouse and tank technology for its greenfield project in Windsor, California. Thus yet another leading American craft brewer has opted to go with the well-known Ludwigsburg company.

The brewhouse supplied by ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA for the greenfield project will achieve a capacity of 88 hectoliters (75 bbl) per brew. Among other equipment, it will have a Colibri mash agitator, a Lotus lauter tun, a Shark boiler and a T-Rex milling unit. Another noteworthy feature is a special hopping system that will enable the brewery to produce a wide spectrum of aroma profiles. The brewhouse, which is a showpiece in every respect, will be a key element of the Russian River Brewing Company’s marketing strategy when completed. In addition to the brewhouse technology, ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA will be delivering 17 cylindro-conical fermentation and storage tanks and six pressure tanks for the cold block, which is being built at the same time.

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Cervecería Centroamericana places another order: Brewhouse plus cellar expansion

For Cervecería Centroamericana in Guatemala, beer is not only a beverage. It is a real passion. One visible expression of this philosophy are the architecture and the technological facilities of the brewery. Thus Guatemala City houses one of the world's most beautiful brewhouses. It will be modernised this year, while at the same time extending the cellar area of the brewery.

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Precision work: positioning of the lauter tun through the roof

ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA has lifted the first of the three new lauter tuns into the brewhouse of the brewery C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co. KG. The lauter tun, with a diameter of 8.5 metres, had previously been largely pre-assembled in a provisional hall on the premises of the brewery in order to make the production stop of the brewing line as short as possible.

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An energy efficiency measure with exemplary character

The brewhouse of the Karmeliten Brauerei, Straubing was awarded with the ‘Best Practice in Energy Efficiency’ label. Within its initiative ‘Energy Efficiency’, the German Energy Agency ‘dena’ has awarded the Karmeliten Brauerei with the label ‘Best Practice in Energy Efficiency’ in the category ‘plant-related projects’.

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Piedras Negras 2.75

ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA further expands the Compañía Cervecera de Coahuila, Mexico. While the phase 2.50 – the expansion to 25 million hectoliters – is in full swing, ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA has already been awarded the contract for the next step.

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Ballast Point: One Lotus and a dozen of tanks

With the Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits Company, ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA has acquired another renowned US craft brewer as a new customer. The brewery from San Diego, California ordered, within the scope of a capacity expansion, one “Lotus” lauter tun with a diameter of 7.6 meters.

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Brauhaus Faust: Successful first brew

On Saturday, April 11, 2015 the first brew was successfully mashed-in, cast-out and pitched in the fermentation cellar of the brewery in Miltenberg. „Everything went perfectly“, summarized Cornelius Faust, Technical Managing Director of the brewery: „And this applies to the entire project. Ziemann has always provided good support and competent advice. Our decision in favour of ZIEMANN was absolutely right.”

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