MORE FACTS THAN YOU CAN SHAKE A GROWLER AT.
Date of first keg sold:
Feb 27, 2003 to the Latona Pub
Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Japan
Barrels sold in 2016:
53,575* - we used 3,419,111 lbs of malt and 94,749 lbs of hops
*this was our last year as a draft only brewery
70% of our production is Manny’s Pale Ale. Other full time beers make up 27% of production, with our 15 bbl limited batches making up the final 3%. All of our ales use our proprietary yeast.
Our beer has always been unfiltered. Instead we use a Westfalia centrifuge to dial in the clarity of our beer up to 120 barrels per hour.
Up until May of 2017 we were draft only, making Georgetown the largest draft only brewery in the US. We have a fleet of 25,000 kegs in half barrel, quarter barrel, sixth barrel, and mini keg sizes.
We now can our Bodhizafa IPA, Lucille IPA and Roger's Pilsner in 12 oz cans.
We offer occasional hand bottled specialty beers at the brewery only.
37,000 square feet with 4700 square feet of cooler space
We have a 3 vessel 60bbl brewhouse and a 2 vessel 15bbl brewhouse with plans to add a 1bbl brewsystem. Someday.
Our water usage per unit beer is 3.5:1
(4) 15bbl unitank fermenters/bright tanks
(2) 15bbl bright tanks
(2) 30bbl unitank fermenters/bright tanks
(8) 60bbl unitank fermenters/bright tanks
(1) 60bbl bright tank
(15) 120bbl unitank fermenters/bright tanks
(7) fermenters specially built for IPAs
(2) 240bbl bright tanks
We have the Comac 5+1T keg line, which washes and fills one keg per minute
Our canning line includes:
Krones Craftmate 24-head volumetric filler with Checkmat fill quality system
Ferrum F404G-T1 4-head seamer
Comac depalletizer and conveying systems
Videojet 1220 inkjet for can date coding and Videojet 3140 laser for carton date coding
Switchback Brewpack 2000 cartoner and Switchback TP-15 traypacker
We can fill 240 cans per minute