Category: Beer

Forced automation, price drops and rising energy costs: The competitive pressure on international brewers is mounting. The culprit? Industry 4.0.

Themed Week Process Optimization: New technology to prevent cost explosion

Forced automation, price drops and rising energy costs: The competitive pressure on international brewers is mounting. The culprit behind all of this? Industry 4.0. The future of manufacturing provides some attractive opportunities as well, though, which you can learn about at the upcoming drinktec.

Energy efficiency is becoming a strategic issue for breweries across the world. With the right systems, brewers can use green manufacturing processes.

Themed Week Energy Efficiency: Greener breweries

Energy efficiency is becoming a strategic issue for breweries across the world. With the right systems and installations, brewers can use green manufacturing processes while reducing costs. Products embodying this new approach will be available at the upcoming drinktec trade fair.

Craft beer that’s as fine as any champagne

Craft beer that’s as fine as any champagne

The drinktec blog regularly presents the coolest newcomer on the craft beer scene. This time we feature Cerevisium, the innovative Freising-based start-up that is currently sharing its unique specialty beer during drinktec at place2beer in Hall B1.

Brewery giants shake up the craft beer market

Themed Week Flexibility: Brewery giants shake up the craft beer market

We’ve all heard of creative brands like Craftwerk Brewing, Ratsherrn, and Brauerei im Eiswerk, but what most beer connoisseurs don’t realize is that these are in fact another face of huge brewing corporations. The likes of Bitburger, Radeberger, and Paulaner demonstrate that they have the incredible flexibility to extend their domination to the specialty beer scene too.

Isarkindl

Isarkindl: Bavarian Brewing Culture Updated

Here on the drinktec blog, we regularly take a look at the most impressive newcomers to the craft-beer scene. This time we’d like to introduce an innovative startup named “Isarkindl”, based in Freising near munich, which will be showcasing its creative specialty beers, including the highly successful Märzen variety “Schmankerl”, at the place2beer exhibition in Hall B1.

Camba Bavaria: Craft-beer pioneer

Camba Bavaria: Craft-beer pioneer with huge selection of beers

The most important brewers on the craft-beer scene are introduced in the drinktec blog on a regular basis. This time the team at “Camba Bavaria” in the village of Truchtlaching in Upper Bavaria will present its creative specialty beers at place2beer in Hall B1 at this year’s drinktec. Anyone who has ever visited the Camba Bavaria brewery in the idyllic...

Different kind of beer created by Frau Gruber

Themed Week Resources: Yeast – A Wide Variety of Aromas for the Craft Beer Scene

The topic of “yeast” is widely discussed on the craft beer scene. For some time already, US craft brewers have been experimenting with the fungi that add the alcohol to the beer and give it its distinctive aroma. Even here in Germany, craft brewers are now becoming more keen to experiment with this raw ingredient than “regular” breweries.

Brauerei Rittmayer

Comeback of regional specialty beers

In many cases, when small or medium-sized regional breweries are passed on to the next generation, it can result in an exciting reorientation. The rise of the international craft-beer scene is forcing the new generation of beer brewers to master the balancing act between things traditional and modern.