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There are various methods for brewing a single batch of your favorite beer. Depending on the size of your operation that are several different companies that are willing to work with you to customize a small home brewing set or a micro brewing plant. The industry measures the capacity of the brewing systems as the primary indicator since the majority of the portion will have outputs measured in hectoliters, or one hundred liters. The output can range from 400 hl per year to well over 130,000 depending on the number of fermenters used. The overall layout is a circular process that follows in line with the brewing process.

The brewing process for large scale batches like microbreweries usually has six independent parts of its brewing systems. Some of the processes in the brewing process include mash tun, lauter tun, brew kettle, whirlpool, cold water tank, hot water tank, and wort collecting tank. In between batches it is imperative that the system been cleansed and sanitized to prevent the growth of bacteria and mold. The necessity of this last portion stems from the highly susceptible environment that is created in the brewing process. The addition of sugar or another form of feed for the yeast after the brewing process is already encouraging rampant yeast growth. All the right ingredients for an unwanted bacterial growth are also there, warm, wet and dark conditions will the proper amount of food, sugar, and time to allow it to grow.