Brewery

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Brewery Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a distillery where beer is brewed

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  • a plant where beer is brewed by fermentation

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Brewery Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A brewery is a building, where beer is made or a business (brewing company) whose trade is the production and sale of beer.

Breweries can take up several city blocks, or be a collection of equipment in a homebrewer's kitchen. The diversity of size in breweries is matched by the diversity of processes, degrees of automation, and kinds of beer produced in breweries. Typically a brewery is divided into distinct sections, with each section reserved for one part of the brewing process.

The oldest brewery in the world still in operation is believed to be the Bavarian State-owned brewery Weihenstephan, found in the German city of Freising, which can trace its history back to 1040. Although the Zatec brewery in the Czech Republic claims it can prove paying beer tax in 1004.



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  • Baderbrau rebirth culminates with South Loop brewery
    Breweries are opening at a frantic clip in Chicago, but none has quite the story behind it as Baderbrau — and that story will come full circle with the opening of a 25,000-square-foot brewery in the South Loop in 2015. Read more on this news related to 'Brewery'
  • Big Rock Brewery Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend
    Big Rock Brewery Inc. is pleased to announce that a dividend of $0.20 per common share will be paid on January 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as at December 31, 2014. The shares will commence trading ... Read more on this news related to 'Brewery'
  • The Saint Louis Brewery Announces Exclusive Agreement With Ardagh Group for Schlafly Beer
    Ardagh Group, a leading producer of glass containers for the food and beverage industries in the United States, announced an exclusive, long-term supply agreement with The Saint Louis Brewery to produce ... Read more on this news related to 'Brewery'

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