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Brewers Tour of QLD BrewLab and Barrett Burston Malting House
March 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
FAN and Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Tours have arranged this tour for brewers and beverage producers from the Greater Sunshine Coast region.
There’s 11 spots on Josh’s bus so book your spot pronto! Otherwise you’re welcome to make your own way.
8.00am Depart Sunshine Coast (from Glass House Brewery, Forest Glen)
10.00am – 11.30am Barrett Burston Maltings
1.00pm – 3.30pm Queensland BrewLab
Return Sunshine Coast
This event is proudly supported by Creative Tours and Events.
NOTE: Attendance at either or session is possible – with own transport to be arranged. Please make sure you RSVP for registration. Max 20 places.
Australia’s first BrewLab to offer access to brewing equipment, tasting services and quality assurance, is now open for industry. In the BrewLab pilot plant brewing room, you’ll find a:
- 250-litre brewhouse
- 250-litre cylindroconical fermentation vessel
- 250-litre brite beer tank
- 500-litre cylindroconical fermentation vessel and;
- Kegging facilities.
The Queensland BrewLab is part of the Queensland Government’s food pilot plant at the Health and Food Sciences Precinct.
The malthouse combines precise process control with high capital efficiency. At Pinkenba the conversion of barley into malt begins at the Wetting Steeps where cleaned barley is subjected to steeping programs of up to 48 hours. At the completion of the steeping program, the batch is conveyed to one of the circular germination vessels where it remains for four days. Kilning completes the process and is carried out over twenty hours in a very high efficiency single deck circular kiln. The entire plant is computer monitored and is designed for maximum economy in the utilization of all resources.
- Batch size 360T
- On-site Malt Storage 5000T
- On-site Weighbridge