WHETHER YOU ARE NEEDING EXTRA CAPACITY, PACKAGING CAPABILITIES, BETTER ECONOMIES OF SCALE OR HELP WITH SEASONAL DEMAND, OUR ENTIRE OPERATION IS DESIGNED TO HELP YOU AND TO GROW WITH YOU.
Located in central Illinois, at the intersections of Interstates 39, 55, and 74 and within a few hours’ drive from Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, is our 47,000 sq. ft. destination production brewery.
Our award-winning brewery features a 66 BBL Sprinkman brewhouse (with mash/lauter tun, brew kettle w/ external calandria, whirlpool and automated mash-in water & knock-out temps), a one-of-a-kind sour kettle brewhouse (with 60bbl and 120bbl kettles), a 10 BBL pilot brewhouse, over 3,200 BBLs of fermentation & cellar tanks (ranging in size from 10, 30, 60, 120 and 240bbls, for approximately 60,000bbls/yr capacity at present and growing), gentle Chain-vey grain handling, RMS mill, a CFT rotary canning line for filling either 12oz or 16oz cans (with double evacuation, counterpressure filling, date coding, ionized air can rinsing, Filtec gamma-ray fill inspector/rejecter and Pak-Tech applicator for 4 & 6-packs), hi-res seam inspection, centrifuge equipment, Comac keg washer/filler, a large beer cooler for short-term storage of beer before shipping and a full-time lab manager & quality control services including sensory panels and lab testing equipment for dissolved oxygen & CO2 levels, yeast viability/cell counts, PCR tests and plating for various beer spoiler microbes, ABV, VDK, forced fermentations, ATP swabbing, etc. We will also be adding a cartoner and switching to Craft-Pak handles (instead of Pak-Tech handles) in the spring of 2023.
From flexible scheduling and raw materials to packaging, we can work with you to find the optimal arrangement to get you what you need. Our minimum batch size for contract production is 60 bbls, and our minimum annual commitment is 1,500 bbls, with preference given for larger commitments.
Contact us today using the form below to learn more about our contract brewing capabilities. Due to increasing industry demands, we work exclusively with established, licensed breweries and beverage businesses to help them scale up existing packaged products. Unfortunately, we cannot contract brew for start-up companies at this time.
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