Patent Number: 8,584,665

Title: Brewery plant and method

Abstract: A brewery plant with at least one mash container, a lauter tun, a wort pan and a water housing, wherein at least part of the thermal energy requirement of the brewery is covered with solar collectors, and the solar collectors directly or indirectly heat a fluid. Also, a brewing method where the thermal energy requirement for at least of a part of the brewing process stages is at least partially covered with a fluid heated directly or indirectly by solar collectors.

Inventors: Stippler; Kurt (Marzling, DE), Wasmuht; Klaus-Karl (Ellingen, DE)

Assignee: Krones AG

International Classification: F24H 7/00 (20060101); F25B 29/00 (20060101); F24J 2/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018