The brewhouse is the heart of the brewery, PKW complete brewhouses are the premium industry standard for craft beer brewing equipment. From our manufacturing facilities in Portland, Oregon USA and Querétaro, Mexico we build brewhouses for award-winning clients on 5 continents.
PKW designs are based on our experience in developing more than 4,000 craft beverage containers, as well as launching more than 375 new breweries around the world since 2011. Our clients enjoy award-winning results in all styles of beer worldwide.
Click on the image below and learn more about PKW brewing systems. All of our equipment includes our Brewery Automation package for seamless cross-system recipe creation. Our standard and custom breweries include:
All PKW brewhouses include these high-performance features that make your production day easy and enjoyable:
- KettleMaster AUTOMATION PLC/HMI controls that store recipes for exact repeatability
- Standard modular skid for easy of transport and installation
- Minimum 140% Brew Kettle Capacity
- Industry leading geometry that allows for high efficiency brewing across every style of beer
- Modular designs for standard 2 vessel with a combination mash tun lauter tun and combination brew kettle/whirlpool and optional 3, 4 and 5 vessel configurations
- Standard Swing link manifolds or optional bypass valving
- Standard Internal steam clandrias
- Variable Speed Pump(s) controlled by Lenze Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s)
- Variable speed mixing rakes and plough out facilities
- Standard Clean-In-Place CIP facilities in all vessels
- High performance Vee-Wire Lauter Tun Screens
- Integrated and intuitive sanitary piping
- Non-skid catwalk
- Standard Brew Kettle condensate drip ring with overboard discharge
- User friendly sample ports, integrated grants, and lighting features
- Integrated pump and plate chiller loops
- High accuracy flow meters and automated shut off systems.
PKW Complete Brewhouses
Whatever your requirements, Portland Kettle Works has a turnkey brewery solution that will help you brew your best craft beer!
Portland Kettle Works was founded in 2011 to build the highest quality stainless steel brewing and beverage equipment applications. Since then we have built and installed over 300 breweries worldwide. Our craft brewers are among the best of the best and they have the gold, silver and bronze medals to prove it. If you’re serious about craft brewing as a business, contact us and we can help you, too. And if you’re located in Mexico or Latin America, click here to visit our Spanish language site.