Lager? IPA? Dark Ale? Is everything clear as it seems to be?

The most immediate and instinctive classification of beers is definitely based on the color – blonde, red, brown – in the second instance on the basis of alcohol, but the most correct classification is the one based on the type of yeast and on the type of fermentation. This classification allows to split the beer […]

Pasteurizers, these unknown plants!

The word “pasteurization” refers to the thermal process (a combination of time and temperature) used to inactivate potentially pathogen microorganisms, thus increasing product shelf life in complete safety. In principle, craft beers do not require pasteurization as they are usually distributed on a limited market, which is normally not far from their production site, and therefore consumed […]

One-way keg system: discover our 1T-OW filling model

This is one of the Comac system presented to Drinktec 2013: it has got a great success and a lot of appreciation especially from the small craft breweries that are considering the possibility of using the one way plastic kegs to market their products. Tall, slender, strong, attractive and easily manageable. I’m not talking about […]

From barrels, to keg and now one-way keg: why do they have a strong appeal?

Strong, green and able of ensuring a total integrity to the product. Who and why choosing One-Way Kegs? It ‘s really interesting to note the emergence of innovative and different solutions for a gesture – drafting a beer at the pub – which has remained unchanged for a long time. No more wooden barrels, at […]

Christmas Beers: special editions and new tastes to be discovered

Initially the seasonal and spicy beers were consumed within the family but, over the years, the Christmas Beers began to be appreciated all over the World. Here we are, once again, close to Christmas and, in addition to the brightly lights and various decorations, the typical fragrance of ginger, cinnamon, cloves, honey, chocolate, raisins, dried […]

Alternative uses of beer

Maybe anybody doesn’t know that beer can have several and interesting uses. Maybe anybody doesn’t know that beer can have several and interesting uses. One of the most unusual but functional use of the cans of beer is definitely the one adopted to achieve the thermal insulation of a house. The cartons for egg are used for sound […]

Automatic CIP units for washing and sanitizing any filling plant

How to clean and sterilize completely any kind of filling machines and reduce dramatically the risk of contamination. There are lots of big and small bottlers that every day have to face with the issue of cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing their plants. As everybody knows, in the beverage industry, as well as in the food […]

Microbreweries and labels: a green and economic solution

It’s called laser engraving and, in long term, it will be the labeling system that allows microbreweries (and not only), cut costs and reduce to zero the environmental impact. The labels, applied to the bottles, have been always considered an integral part of the product itself. We do not consider them as a simple rectangle […]

Printing of labels: a 400 years old history

From the manual incision technology to the digital inkjet one: the printing of labels through four centuries of history. The labels are one of the most important communication system for promoting a product and making it recognizable among many others: an indisputable role played by this advertising tool. But when the labels were born and […]