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the hypermodern Brouwerij Huyghe

The hypermodern brewery hall (krones) of brouwerij huyghe has a capacity of 350,000 hectolitres and has:

  • Five brew kettles including a mash tun of raw grains (78hl), a mash tun for malt (142hl), a buffer tank (189hl), a cooker (224hl) and a whirlpool (202hl).
  • The latest filtration technology in the brewing hall (meura junior 2001).
  • An extremely efficient bottling line 18,000 per hour (krones).
  • A tunnel pasteurisation machine.
  • Industrial automation (procat).
  • Electric cabling and lighting (francis tytgat).

Brouwerij huyghe also has:

  • Four bright beer tanks of 600 hectolitres.
  • Twelve cylindro-conical fermentation and lagering tanks, each 950 hectolitres.
  • An automatic cip (cleaning in place).
  • An automatic yeast propagator.
  • High-efficiency cooling compressors.
  • Solar panels that provide 20% of the energy consumed.
  • A yeast and sugar dosage in the line.
  • New water wells (reduce use of mains water).
  • Insulated steam boilers and steam pipes.
  • Air-cooled co2 heaters in the compressor room.
  • Two sugar tanks.
  • Two blowers on the wastewater purification plant.
  • Water purification via membrane filtration.