In a spring with a green hope， in the northernmost tip of the northern Dutch peninsula, Mr. Gerard 't Hooft's hometown of Den Helder, born one new life--a living craft microbrewery was built here， The coming of this craft brewery bring apparent fresh and living。
Stadsbrouwerij Helderse Jongens was founded by two young boys, dedicated to producing the finest quality beers. We made contacted from September,2016, after about 3 months detailed discussion, We Zhuoda company was chosen to be the final supplier of their brewing equipment, it was exciting ,honor ,and full of challenge as their was limited time for us to complete the production for them. To help customer realize their brewing dream, we always do our best, forever..........
Part 1 General view of the 1000l microbrewery in Netherlands
During building this Netherlands brewpub beer system, we learned a lot of knowledge about craft brewing. It lays the first stone for our further discovery in craft brewing system. Almost all the improvement has been the common standard from then on.
The Netherlands craft brewery have 1000l brewhouse four vessels with steam jacket heating, 6sets 2000l cylinder conical fermenters, 1set 2000l bright beer tanks, 3000L Glycol water tanks, CIP unit, control.... Also they have one candle type DE filter,After filtration, the beer will become clear and transparent, with rich shine, more attractively, also it will improve the stability of beer. When you travel to far away place, you may feel free to take some bottles don’t worry the beer will be why not take up several bottles, no worry beer will go bad.
Part 2: Confirmation/ building work/ Inspection of the brewery setup
Finally we got agreement on every detail in Winter of 2016 and we contracted quickly on copy files sent via emails. Yes, we finished most of the talking via emails, Skype or WhatsApp. Here I have to say that we should thank for the modern communication ways that make all communication freely and really efficiently.
Then our team started to work out the detailed manufacturing plan, make mechanical drawing for every tank, purchase the material and accessories etc.
When all the paper work was ready and the material was tested to be good, here came the important fabrication processed by our professional team. The fabrication included measuring, stainless steel plate cutting, welding, polishing, jacket fabricating, pressure & leakage testing, piping and system assembly etc. We had specified technician to strictly control and monitor the whole process.
Part 3: Brewery installation and commissioning
The brewery building has been ready before our tanks arrived. Two of our workers are sent to help install this 1000liter brewery system. Place all tanks in their right position as in the floor plan; Adjust the foot pads to make sure all tanks horizontal and vertical; Then glycol piping and brewhouse piping were connected; Connect the electric cables; Build the steam supply lines; finally this craft brewery plant was ready for commissioning. If everything works well for two days, we can do the insulation work for brewery glycol cooling system. Everything was done. The next step was to waiting for prepare several type of pet craft beer for the Opening Day.
Part 4: Open the craft brewery plant with some celebration
Do invite people who has paid big attention to your brewery. They cannot waiting for tasting your real craft beer from this brewery equipment.
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