From vessel upgrades to new builds, a wide range of customized brewhouse configurations is available. Furthermore, with its smart expansion concept and ability to deliver a 2-hour brewing cycle, the COMPACT-STAR® is fully adaptable for future growth.
The small footprint of the COMPACT-STAR® means it’s easy to ship and the vessel modules can be freely positioned for a fully flexible brewhouse design. Plus, optional GEA MILLSTAR® wet milling technology offers faster lautering and higher throughputs, and the internal calandria with a multi-level wort spreader and GEA JETSTAR® two-phase boiling technology provides eco-friendly wort production. Fitted with a GEA-designed grist hydrator and mash agitator, additional specifications include the following:
A wide range of add-ons is available, including a weak wort tank, a vapor condenser, an energy storage system, a water supply plant, hop and additions dosing, spent grain handling, trub handling, wort cooling and aeration, steam and condensate handling, and clean-in-place (CIP).
Skidded CRAFT-STAR® for smaller craft breweries with a cast-out quantity of 20 hl (17 US bbl).
Skidded CRAFT-STAR® for medium-sized craft breweries with a cast-out quantity of 40 hl (35 US bbl).
The semi-automatic wort aeration system for craft brewing solutions − DN 25 up to DN 50.
Our MILLSTAR® combines the advantages and benefits of conventional wet and dry milling. This method ensures almost perfect husk conservation and optimal grinding of the endosperm, which provides numerous advantages for your brewing process and your final product beer.
The innovative process diagnostic and consultant service.
GEA InsightPartner Brewery is a GEA digital service that provides a unique insight into your brewery’s performance in productivity, quality and sustainability through intelligent GEA software and GEA consultancy services.
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