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Photo: Ziemann Holvrieka
04 March 2016

Ziemann installs new tanks at Ballast Point

Within the scope of a capacity expansion, Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH, Ludwigsburg/Germany installed one “Lotus” lauter tun with a diameter of 7.6 meters and 12 cylindro-conical tanks with a height of 15 meters, 5 meters in diameter and a fermentation capacity of around 2,000 hl at the Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits Company from San Diego, California.

Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits Company was founded in 1996. With more than 40 beer styles, the company is today one of the fastest growing craft breweries in the USA. Compared to the year 2014/2015, the annual output increased again by 100 percent. Other pillars of the company, with around 500 employees, are distilled spirits as well as the trade with equipment and raw materials for home brewers.