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We have noticed many breweries don’t have the option to test new raw materials and ingredients – or experiment with recipe ideas on a smaller scale.
This means there is a risk that the flavor profile, bitterness and aroma is not what they expected and they have a large batch, which needs to be sold – and of course consumed!
Smaller fermenting lines give brewers the opportunity to take a portion of wort and experiment to their hearts’ desire! That way they can lock in a great recipe and scale to their bigger kit.
Here are some of the reasons we recommend installing a pilot batch brewing system.
Pilot batch brewing - appealing to the crafties
The beautiful aspect of craft beer (or any craft industry, for that matter) is the passion that goes into the art.
This passion by brewers has led to a plethora of different beer styles – with new ones coming out all the time.
The possibilities are endless! Changes in materials, temperatures and timing. can make subtle or extreme changes to the final product – whether for the good or bad. This passion typically transcends past brewers and through to the consumers, who are the wing beneath the sails of the craft movement.
Catering to their palette or even going beyond their current taste and introducing them to something new and exciting will set you apart from other brands. It will also ensure the freshness of this movement is continued for generations to come.
A pilot batch brewing system enhances a brewers ability to:
make small batch runs for clients to taste
help consumers provide feedback
possibly determine whether a certain brew might become a seasonal staple or even part of the core range
This process is a great way to keep people engaged and help them feel like they’re part of the process. Also – it’s just great fun!