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Craft Beer

ABE Equipment is your complete one-stop source for craft beer equipment and craft beer production. We’ve equipped hundreds of commercial breweries around the globe, each with completely unique needs. ABE has become a trusted and reliable producer for custom brewhouse equipment, beer brewing tanks, craft beer canning lines, bottle filling equipment and much more.

Your commercial brewery is as unique as your craft, and the heart and soul of your brewery is your brewhouse. ABE offers 2 vessel brewhouse, 3 vessel brewhouse, and 4 vessel brewhouse configurations. Automation packages are available and customized based on your needs and your budget. Your ABE brewhouse carries a UL certification, a one-year warranty, and a five-year guarantee on 304 stainless steel and jackets.

Brewery tanks can be completely customized from 1bbl-180bbl in size. ABE will help determine your cellar configuration based on your fermentation time and annual barrelage goals. Plus, we keep an inventory of beer brewing tanks in stock, to ensure that we can help you as you grow.

Craft beer Canning equipment and bottling equipment are essential for many microbrewery business models. ABE works with you to size an appropriate beer canning system or automatic bottle fillers for your current and future goals. Many automatic beer canning lines can be upgraded as your demands increase, and auxiliary items such as the Yellow Jacket beer can depalletizer and LabelMax90 can be added in the future.

Nano Brewing Equipment - ABE Equipment offers nano brewing equipment for 3bbl and 5bbl craft breweries. The BrewPilot is an essential craft beer brewing system for small breweries starting out, or to be used as a pilot system at an mid-sized craft brewery. ABE offers turnkey brewing systems that include steam or electric brewhouses, beer brewing tanks (fermentation or uni tanks and brite beer tanks), hot and cold liquor tanks, grain mills, and more. You have a lot of options when it comes to brewing equipment manufacturers. Call ABE or request a quote to learn more about our nano brewing equipment.

Mid-Sized Craft Brewing Equipment - 5bbl - 60bbl craft beer brewhouses offer automation options to aid in repeatable outcomes. ABE's standard brewhouse comes with an automated rake/plow system, ensuring an even and consistent mash on your brew day. Plus, grain out is a breeze! Our brewhouses and brewery tanks can be customized to fit your turnkey brewing system.

Craft Beer Canning Line – The need for brewery canning machines continues to grow in popularity. ABE offers 15 - 90cpm canning lines with a variety of automation options available. ABE's inline canners are compact, affordable, and reliable. With low DO levels, consistent fills, and accurate seams, ABE canning lines are a great value. Plus, ABE has a staff of 15 traveling technicians to train you on your canning line and keep you up-and-running for the life of your equipment.

Craft Beer Bottling Line - If you prefer your beer in bottles, ABE has solutions for that too. ABE offers rotary beer bottle filling machines for glass, plastic, and aluminum bottles to meet the needs of a variety of markets. Whether you're looking for water, soda, kombucha or beer bottling equiptment, ABE Equipment can provide a complete solution to meet your needs.

Request a quote from a brewery specialist who can customize your craft brewing and packaging equipment to fit your model and your budget.

 
 
Brewhouse Equipment
Brewhouse Equipment
Brewhouse Equipment

At ABE Equipment, we do more than sell brewhouse equipment: we provide real people with real opportunities and a proven formula for success. Our consultative team is at your service from day one through one-on-one consulting on the best brewhouse for your needs, start-up training, and support. Above all, our purpose is to guide your company to growth and prosperity.

Brewhouses for Beer, Cold Brew Coffee, and Spirits

  • 3bbl - 60bbl Options
  • Steam or Direct Fire Heat Steam, Direct Fire, or Indirect Electric Heat
  • Custom 2 Vessel Brewhouse - 4 Vessel Brewhouse Configuration
  • Full-automatic, semi-automatic and manual operations
  • Turnkey brewing systems to fit your needs, space, and budget!
  • UL Compliant
  • Designed & Assembled in Lincoln, NE

ABE’s brewhouse equipment is custom-built to fit each brewer’s individual needs. Our staff works with you on everything from defining your optimal layout to designing the setup and size of your brewhouse and tanks. Most importantly, every brewhouse is built with 304 stainless steel and uses SEW motors, so they are as durable and hard-working as you are.

The beauty of the craft brewing business is that no two breweries are identical. Our goal is to understand what makes your facility and process unique and then design solutions that fit your needs.

CraftCan Inline Canning System
Canning Lines
Canning Lines

CraftCan™ Inline Canning Systems 15 CPM – 90 CPM

  • CraftCan Series – Up to 15-35 CPM
  • CraftCan Duo Series – Up to 45-90 CPM
  • CraftCan Iso Series – Up to 16 CPM  Counter Pressure Canning Line
  • Expandable Options
  • Patented Servo Seamer
  • Easy Changeover for Different Can Sizes

All CraftCan Canning Lines are engineered with our patented Servo Seamer and real-time seam analysis to ensure precise and in-spec cans time-after-time. In addition, our filling and gassing technology ensures low dissolved oxygen levels for a quality packaged product and improved shelf-life. It is innovative, versatile, and affordable; built to generate the profits your craft beverage deserves.

Nitro Options: ABE offers nitro options for the CraftCan, CraftCan Iso, and CraftCan Duo Series canning lines. Nitro your cold brew coffee with or without a widget can. Nitro is also a popular choice for canned wine and craft beer canning.

 
Patriot Fill Station
Bottle Filling Equipment
Bottle Filling Equipment

Your beverage business is a significant investment, and we understand the time, work, dedication, and resources you have put into it. That's why our team of experts is here to provide decades of insight and support as you grow your business. Turn to ABE's tried and true bottle filling equipment for your your craft spirits, carbonated soda, kombucha, cider or craft beer packaging. 

GlassPak Series: Rotary bottling lines for carbonated beverages in glass bottles up to 33 – 66bpm when speed is key.  

TruPatriot Series: Inline bottle filler machines for still products in glass or plastic bottles – ideal for craft spirits and wine with manual or automated operations 

Patriot Fill Station: Semi-automatic filling line perfect for glass, plastic or aluminum - ideal for small-scale packaging operations. 

Triumph Series: Rotary bottling line for still or carbonated beverages in PET bottles, up to 80bpm, with simple bottle size changeover.  

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Fermentation Tanks
Cellar Tanks & Controls
Cellar Tanks & Controls

ABE Equipment offers complete craft beverage solutions for your business. Fermentation tanks, brite tanks, mixing tanks, carbonation tanks, storage tanks, and more are completely customizable to meet your needs. These stainless steel fermenters are constructed with 304 stainless steel, and are built to last a lifetime. Standard features include a 30PSI PVRV on all fermentation/unitanks and brite tanks, Perlick-Style sample valves, and 8” dry hop ports. ABE tanks come with a five-year guarantee covering the stainless steel and jackets, so you have peace of mind when it comes to your investment. Let ABE be your complete source for your craft beverage production.

KegCommander Keg Washer
Keg Cleaning
Keg Cleaning

Save Time & Money with a KegCommander™

  • Up to 34 Kegs Per Hour
  • 21 Adjustable Steps
  • CO2/N2 Purge
  • UL Compliant
  • Designed & Assembled in Lincoln, NE

Dirty kegs? Clean them with the KegCommander Keg Washer by ABE Equipment. This dual-head system cleans and purges up to 34 kegs per hour and is compatible with most standard couplings (A, S, D & U). The independently adjustable cleaning heads allow you to clean different sized kegs simultaneously. The process is controlled with the HMI touchscreen interface, increasing or decreasing the length of each of the 21 steps in the cleaning cycle. This durable machine is constructed of 304 stainless steel, including the piping, and has two separate heated liquid holding tanks to ensure a thorough reserve for the entire cleaning process.

Each KegCommander that leaves our facility carries UL certification and an industry leading 5-year limited warranty on the metal and welds. In addition to a comprehensive spare parts inventory, you'll receive customer support from our team right here in Lincoln, Nebraska with any ABE purchase.

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LabelMax 90 Labeling Machine
Multi-Use Labelers
Multi-Use Labelers

We Have a Label Application for Everyone

  • Pressure Sensitive
  • Roll-Fed
  • Shrink Sleeve

ABE Labeling Machines: As part of ABE’s complete packaging solutions, automatic labeling machines can be used with a variety of packaging machines, or as a stand-alone unit. ABE offers a wide variety of labelers suitable for inline or tabletop applications, and pressure-sensitive, shrink sleeve or roll-fed labeling solutions. These labeling systems are versatile and meet demands in nearly every industry including craft beverages, water, cosmetics, food, household items, and more. Contact your team at ABE to determine a labeling machine to best fit your needs.

Find out more about ABE Canning and Bottling Solutions!

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Clean in Place (CIP) Cart
Auxiliary Items - Production
Auxiliary Items - Production

We Offer Complete Equipment Solutions for Nearly Every Beverage Industry

Leave the details to ABE. When you partner with ABE, we ensure your craft beverage equipment needs are covered from start to finish. That means we provide complete equipment solutions, with the same service and guarantee that lead you to do business with us. From water treatment and grain handling, to pumps and chillers, ABE will provide appropriate support equipment to meet your business needs.

 YellowJacket™ Can Depalletizer
Auxiliary Items – Packaging
Auxiliary Items – Packaging

We Offer Complete Equipment Solutions for Nearly Every Beverage Industry

Leave the details to ABE. When you partner with ABE, we ensure your craft beverage equipment needs are covered from start to finish. That means we provide complete equipment solutions, with the same service and guarantee that lead you to do business with us. The majority of our turnkey solutions are designed and assembled by us, so you’ll know that your equipment will flow perfectly for simple and optimal beverage packaging.

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ABE BrewPilot Brewhouse
Microbrewery Equipment
Microbrewery Equipment

ABE BrewPilot Brewhouse

  • 3bbl - 5bbl Options
  • Steam or Indirect Electric Heat
  • Skid Mounted
  • Small Footprint
  • UL Compliant

Great things come in small packages, like the ABE Equipment BrewPilot Nano Beer Systems. Our nano brewing equipment is designed to be durable, reliable, and affordable. This compact beer brewing system’s small footprint and manual operations make it ideal for startups, restaurants, or any micro brewery setup where you are looking to create your own brews. It also makes it an excellent option for established breweries looking for a test-pilot system that offers a high degree of control in the craft beer brewing process. Call one of our experts today if you are starting a microbrewery and would like to learn more! Don’t forget to ask about our oil jacket technology.

If you are looking for a customized option or more extensive system, check out our complete lineup of 3bbl - 60bbl brewhouses here.

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