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A Safer Hop Back, That's Easier to Clean

Posted by Paul Mueller Academy Staff on Mar 30, 2017 1:39:00 PM

Maximize Your Hops 

Looking for a really efficient way to use your increasingly expensive and hard to acquire hops? Look no further than the Paul Mueller Company Hop Back. This equipment was designed to harness the essential oils and resins in hops to add the same bitterness and aromatics to your beer with fewer hops, saving you money.  The hop back allows you to use either whole cone hops or hop pellets, to give you more control in the crafting of your unique beer characteristics.  

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Topics: Brewery Equipment

Stress Corrosion Cracking in a Brewery

Posted by Paul Mueller Academy Staff on Mar 15, 2017 9:13:10 AM


Stress corrosion cracking (SCC) can slowly destroy your brewery equipment without warning.  Your tanks are the core of your brewery, so it is important to understand what SCC is, what causes it, and what to do when your tanks suffer from this type of damage.


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Topics: Brewery Equipment, Tank Repair

4 Ways Kegs Are Losing You Money

Posted by Paul Mueller Academy Staff on Mar 8, 2017 4:56:32 PM


Kegs have been the beer storage and serving standard for a very long time. At first, kegs were more convenient than their previous counterparts, wooden casks. But for the last 50 years kegs have remain unchanged and might be starting down the road of obsolescence. Here are a few ways kegs could be costing you money.


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Topics: Brewery Equipment

Building An Outdoor Unitank

Posted by Paul Mueller Academy Staff on Mar 7, 2017 3:59:06 PM


A very large, global brewer approached Paul Mueller Company in 2016 with the request for a Unitank that was ASME Code stamped AND 55-feet high.  A huge challenge, but we were up for it!


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Topics: Brewery Equipment

How a Heat Transfer Consultation Saved a Brewery Money

Posted by Paul Mueller Academy Staff on Oct 3, 2016 3:50:59 PM


 Whether you are installing heat transfer in your end product or using it in your direct operations it can be a real energy saver.  However getting the right specifications is crucial and understanding the detailed spec sheet can be daunting.  There are always challenges -  what if you don't get it right?  What if  the resulting product is not what you need?  Sometimes it helps to double check the infinite details affecting flow rates, pressure drops and heat loads.  A quick phone consultation might even help you make beer better.

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Topics: Brewery Equipment, Heat Transfer

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About Paul Mueller Company Academy:

Teaching and sharing ideas has long been part of the rich heritage at Paul Mueller Company.  We have almost a century of quality craftsmanship guiding the way we apply new learnings. Paul Mueller Company Academy is a collection point for those learnings, so we can collaborate and grow more successful together. You will find articles, blogs, guides, infographics and more dedicated to furthering knowledge for all, in the world of stainless steel processing equipment solutions. 

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