Brewing on centuries of tradition, Stiegl, the largest privately held brewery in Austria offers a wide range of specialty beer ranging from the top-fermented Stiegl Weisse (wheat beer) to the alcohol-free Sport Weisse to beer-lemonade mixes in addition to classic beers. The portfolio also includes special editions and seasonal beers like the Stiegl Christmas ale and the deep black Extra Stout with cacao flavor.
To adequately produce the specialty beers, Stiegl put a separate 100,000 hectoliter brewhouse into operation in 2011. In addition to beer production, the new hall houses water deaeration, carbonation, centrifugation, flash pasteurizer, and topfermented yeast production.
“Everything is smaller, more handoperated and more flexible here in the specialty brewhouse – and so we had to have appropriate measurement technology for the two key parameters CO2 and O2,” said Brewmaster Heinrich Gugg, who is responsible for production from the brewhouse to filtration. “For this reason we chose the portable c-DGM Gehaltemeter from Pentair Haffmans, which provides both analysis with just one sampling.”