Brewery Tanks

Ripley tanks are designed to fit your needs.

Ripley fabricates custom brewery tanks built to your specifications and that are designed to maximize your floor space.

At Ripley we can supply complete brewery systems or individual component tanks built to normal brewery standards – depending on your needs.

Talk to us about your requirements and we will design a system to work for you and your company.

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Fermentation Tank

Our fermentation tanks primarily act as a holding tank while the wort ferments. These tanks are made to your specifications.

Dimensions to be determined by RSL and customer
Capacity Nominal capacity plus 25%
Top Head ASME dished head (gauge varies based on tank diameter
Lifting Lugs (2) lifting lugs – minimum
CIP Removable CIP & fixed spray ball (180° up, 65mm) on 3” TC with 1½” TC line down to working height
Vent Line Only on tanks larger than 60HL

1½” or 2” TC vent line from top head to working height

Sidewall thickness & size varies based on tank size
Bottom Cone 55° to 60° cone angle, 2” knuckle radius to cone – thickness varies based on tank size
Cooling Jacket on sidewall and bottom cone – number of zones determined by tank size

Maximum “20” psi working pressure, 1” to 1½” FNPT inlet / outlet

Thermowell (2)½” FNPT 10” thermowells
PRV (1) 1½” to 2” TC Vacuum Pressure relief valve on top head or vent line tee.
Legs 4-5 pipe legs depending on tank size including bracing and adjustable feet
Insulation 2” insulation on sidewall and bottom cone only – minimum R12 value
Cladding All welded 14 gauge cladding on sidewall & bottom cone
Manway 14” x 18” side oval in/out swing “no lip” manway

(also manufactured by Ripley Stainless Ltd)

Sample Valve 1” TC RSL Sample valve
Drain (1) 1½” or 2” TC butterfly valve c/w “J” pipe
Racking (1) 1½” or 2” TC butterfly valve
Tank Material All quality inspected 304 stainless steel alloy
Exterior Finish 2B with all welds ribbon polished
Interior Finish  2B with all welds TIG welded with heat stain removed
Tank Pressure Maximum “14.9” psi

 

Options for an Extra Charge:

  • Bright exterior spin polish
  • RSL 18” Swivel cone manway
  • Cooling Jacket – maximum”35” psi working pressure – maximum”50” psi working pressure
  • 13” x 17” side oval manway
  • Sample valve options
  • 1½” or 2” Butterfly valve on vent & CIP lines
  • Copper banding
  • Rotating sprayheads
  • Interior weld finish ground and polished to 120 grit

All tanks are fabricated using standard material sizes and normal beer tank dimensions.

Ripley Stainless Ltd. is a custom tank fabricator and can design and fabricate tanks to suit your specific requirements. Shop drawings must be approved prior to fabrication.

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Brite Tank

Our Brite tanks are used by some brewers to carbonate the beer while others use it for storing the finished beer just prior to bottling.

Dimensions to be determined by RSL and customer
Top Head ASME dished head (gauge varies based on tank diameter
Lifting Lugs (2) lifting lugs – minimum
CIP Removable CIP & fixed spray ball (180° up, 65mm) on 3” TC with 1½” TC line down to working height
Vent Line Only on tanks larger than 60HL

1½” or 2” TC vent line from top head to working height

Sidewall thickness & size varies based on tank size
Cooling Jacket on sidewall and bottom cone – number of zones determined by tank size

Maximum “20” psi working pressure, 1” to 1½” FNPT inlet / outlet

PRV (1) 1½” to 2” TC Vacuum Pressure relief valve on top head or vent line tee.
Legs 4-5 pipe legs depending on tank size including bracing and adjustable feet
Thermowell (2)½” FNPT 10” thermowells
Manway 14” x 18” side oval in/out swing “no lip” manway

(also manufactured by Ripley Stainless Ltd)

Sight Tube ¾” clear plastic hose – no valves included
Sample Valve 1” TC RSL Sample valve
Drain (1) 1½” or 2” TC butterfly valve c/w “J” pipe
Fitting (1) 1½” TC carbstone fitting (carbstone not included)
Tank Material All quality inspected 304 stainless steel alloy
Exterior Finish 2B with all welds ribbon polished
Interior Finish  2B with all welds TIG welded with heat stain removed
Tank Pressure Maximum “14.9” psi

 

Options for an Extra Charge:

  • Bright exterior spin polish
  • Cooling Jacket – maximum”35” psi working pressure – maximum”50” psi working pressure
  • 13” x 17” side oval manway
  • Carbstone options
  • Sample valve options
  • Vent line options
  • 1½” or 2” Butterfly valve on vent & CIP lines
  • Rotating sprayheads
  • Interior weld finish ground and polished to 120 grit

All tanks are fabricated using standard material sizes and normal beer tank dimensions.

Ripley Stainless Ltd. is a custom tank fabricator and can design and fabricate tanks to suit your specific requirements. Shop drawings must be approved prior to fabrication

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Mash Tun/ Mixer Tank

Mash Tun, Mixer tank is also known as a Mash Tank.

Primarily used for beer, mixing crushed grain and hot water. As are all of Ripley Stainless tanks, these are made to your specs.

 

Type (2) Vessel Brewhouse Systems
Capacities 10HL – 30HL
Dimensions To be determined by RSL & Customer

Top: 12 gauge cone, certified 304, 2B stainless steel alloy

1½” TC CIP with, (2) sprayballs,

6” dia. vent stack with condensate ring x 10’ tall with china top,

16” x 20” rectangular opening and lid – no seal

30 RPM, 2-3hp motor & drive unit for hand lifting mixer paddles

All inside welds are TIG welded with heat stain removed

Sidewall 14 gauge sidewall, certified 304, 2B stainless steel alloy

Steam heating jacket in (2) zones – Maximum “15” psi working pressure

1½” x 1” Whirlpool inlet

10” long thermowell, ½” NPT

¾” HD sight gauge tubing for volume level

2” insulation

14 gauge stainless steel all welded cladding, #4 spin polish finish

All inside welds are TIG welded with heat stain removed

Bottom 12 gauge cone, certified 304, 2B stainless steel alloy

1½” TC drain

14 gauge stainless steel all welded cladding, 2B finish

(4) Stainless steel legs with adjustable feet

All inside welds are TIG welded with heat stain removed 2

Stainless Steel Working Platform

Dimensions

to be determined by RSL & Customer

Approximately 4’ between (2) vessels

Approximately 3’ high c/w railing and stairs

Bolted to tanks

Fiberglass decking

All 304, 2B stainless steel framework construction

Swing Link Panel Mounted in front of stainless steel platform

(9) outlets and (1) pump mount (pump not included)

1½” tubing with DIN 40 unions on face of swing link panel

All other not regularly used fittings are 1½” TC

Piping – For complete (2) Vessel Brewhouse System 1½” sanitary tubing connects Swing Link Panel to tanks

(7) 1½ TC butterfly valves

Connections for Heat exchanger & pump

TC unions are also provided so that Brewhouse can be disassembled for shipping & installation

(1) 1½” TC butterfly valve behind swing link panel for tangential inlet to Brew Kettle

*Valves not included

 

The Ripley Stainless Standard (2) Vessel Brewhouse system is so unique that you could add a third vessel to reduce your brew turn over time.

To plan for the third vessel we can also provide (4) extra ports in the Swing Link Panel, a second pump, provisions in the electrical panel and adjust the platform to accommodate the third tank.

Options for an Extra Charge:

  • 1½ or 3 HP pump with VFD x 1½” TC fitting 
  • Heat Exchanger for 10-25HL system (Off shore & USA models available) 
  • Stainless Steel Electrical Control Panel – Brewhouse 
  • Stainless Steel Electrical Control Panel – Fermentation Tanks 
  • Butterfly Valves 
  • DIN Fittings 
  • Stainless steel pump cart 

All tanks are fabricated using standard material sizes and normal beer tank dimensions.

Ripley Stainless Ltd. is a custom tank fabricator and can design and fabricate tanks to suit your specific requirements. Shop drawings must be approved prior to fabrication.

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Lauter Tun

As with all of our tanks, fermentation tanks are made to your specs.

 

Dimensions to be determined by RSL and customer
Top 12 gauge cone, certified 304, 2B stainless steel alloy

1½” TC CIP

(3) sparging nozzles on 1” pipe ring x 1½” TC

18” x 30” rectangular opening and lid – no seal

All inside welds are TIG welded with heat stain removed

Sidewall 14 gauge sidewall, certified 304, 2B stainless steel alloy

¾” NPT fitting for level

4” grain inlet & slide gate

16” x 20” side rectangular manway for spent grain

2” insulation

14 gauge stainless steel all welded cladding, #4 spin polish finish

All inside welds are TIG welded with heat stain removed

Bottom 12 gauge slight cone, certified 304, 2B stainless steel alloy

1½” TC drain

2” insulation

14 gauge stainless steel all welded cladding, 2B finish

(3-4 pcs.) .7mm wedge wire false bottom plate

(4) Stainless steel legs with adjustable feet

All inside welds are TIG welded with heat stain removed

Stainless Steel Working Platform

Dimensions

to be determined by RSL & Customer

Approximately 4’ between (2) vessels

Approximately 3’ high c/w railing and stairs

Bolted to tanks

Fiberglass decking

All 304, 2B stainless steel framework construction

Swing Link Panel Mounted in front of stainless steel platform

(9) outlets and (1) pump mount (pump not included)

1½” tubing with DIN 40 unions on face of swing link panel

All other not regularly used fittings are 1½” TC

Piping – For complete (2) Vessel Brewhouse System 1½” sanitary tubing connects Swing Link Panel to tanks

(7) 1½” TC butterfly valves

Connections for Heat exchanger & pump

TC unions are also provided so that Brewhouse can be disassembled for shipping & installation

(1) 1½” TC butterfly valve behind swing link panel for tangential inlet to Brew Kettle

 

The Ripley Stainless Standard (2) Vessel Brewhouse system is so unique that you could add a third vessel to reduce your brew turn over time.

To plan for the third vessel we can also provide (4) extra ports in the Swing Link Panel, a second pump, provisions in the electrical panel and adjust the platform to accommodate the third tank.

 

Options for an Extra Charge:

  • 1½ or 3 HP pump with VFD x 1½” TC fitting 
  • Heat Exchanger for 10-25HL system (Off shore & USA models available) 
  • Stainless Steel Electrical Control Panel – Brewhouse 
  • Stainless Steel Electrical Control Panel – Fermentation Tanks 
  • Butterfly Valves 
  • DIN Fittings 
  • Stainless steel pump cart 

All tanks are fabricated using standard material sizes and normal beer tank dimensions.

Ripley Stainless Ltd. is a custom tank fabricator and can design and fabricate tanks to suit your specific requirements. Shop drawings must be approved prior to fabrication.

 

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Brew Kettle/ Whirlpool

Ripley’s Brew Kettle is used for boiling the wort after the mashing process before fermentation.

Dimensions to be determined by RSL and customer
Top 12 gauge cone, certified 304, 2B stainless steel alloy

1½ TC CIP with, (2) sprayballs,

6” dia. vent stack with condensate ring x 10’ tall with china top,

16” x 20” rectangular opening and lid – no seal

All inside welds are TIG welded with heat stain removed

Sidewall 14 gauge sidewall, certified 304, 2B stainless steel alloy

Steam heating jacket in (2) zones – Maximum “15” psi working pressure

1½” x 1” Whirlpool inlet

10” long thermowell, ½” NPT

¾” HD sight gauge tubing for volume level

2” insulation

14 gauge stainless steel all welded cladding, #4 spin polish finish

All inside welds are TIG welded with heat stain removed

Bottom 12 gauge cone, certified 304, 2B stainless steel alloy

1½” TC drain

2” insulation

14 gauge stainless steel all welded cladding, 2B finish

(4) Stainless steel legs with adjustable feet

All inside welds are TIG welded with heat stain removed*

Swing Link Panel Mounted in front of stainless steel platform

(9) outlets and (1) pump mount (pump not included)

1½” tubing with DIN 40 unions on face of swing link panel –

All other not regularly used fittings are 1½” TC

Piping – For complete (2) Vessel Brewhouse System 1½” sanitary tubing connects Swing Link Panel to tanks(7)

1½” TC butterfly valvesConnections for Heat exchanger & pump

TC unions are also provided so that Brewhouse can be disassembled for shipping & installation(1)

1½” TC butterfly valve behind swing link panel for tangential inlet to Brew Kettle

The Ripley Stainless Standard (2) Vessel Brewhouse system is so unique that you could add a third vessel to reduce your brew turn over time.

To plan for the third vessel we can also provide (4) extra ports in the Swing Link Panel, a second pump, provisions in the electrical panel and adjust the platform to accommodate the third tank.

Options for an Extra Charge:

  • 1½ HP pump with VFD x 1½” TC fittingHeat Exchanger for 10-25HL system (Offshore & USA models available)
  • Stainless Steel Electrical Control Panel
  • BrewhouseStainless Steel Electrical Control Panel
  • Fermentation Tanks
  • Butterfly ValvesDIN Fittings
  • Stainless steel pump cart

All tanks are fabricated using standard material sizes and normal beer tank dimensions.

Ripley Stainless Ltd. is a custom tank fabricator and can design and fabricate tanks to suit your specific requirements. Shop drawings must be approved prior to fabrication.

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Single Wall Conditioning Tank

These stainless steel Conditioning tanks are designed specifically to aid in the aging of the beer and are used for storage in a cold room.

Dimensions to be determined by RSL and customer
Heads ASME flanged & dished top and bottom heads  (thickness varies based on tank diameter)
Lifting Lugs (2) lifting lugs – minimum
CIP 1½” CIP & side arm complete with 1½” butterfly valve spray ball and removable spray ball (180° up, 65mm)
Sidewall thickness & size varies based on tank size
PRV (1) 1½” TC Vacuum Pressure relief valve on top head
Legs (3) or (4) channel legs – non adjustable
Manway  12” x 17” side oval, in/out swing manway
Sample Valve (1) 1½” TC Sample valve
Drain (1) 1½” TC butterfly valve complete with “J” pipe
Fitting (2) 1½” TC on sidewall
Tank Material All quality inspected 304 stainless steel alloy
Exterior Finish 2B with all welds ribbon polished
Interior Finish 2B with all welds TIG welded with heat stain removed
Tank Pressure Maximum “14.9” psi

 

Options for an Extra Charge:

  • Bright exterior spin polish
  • Cooling Jacket – maximum “35” psi working pressure
  • Maximum “50” psi working pressure
  • 14” x 18” side oval manway
  • Sample valve options
  • Adjustable feet
  • 1½” TC carbonation stone

All tanks are fabricated using standard material sizes and normal beer tank dimensions.

Ripley Stainless Ltd. is a custom tank fabricator and can design and fabricate tanks to suit your specific requirements. Shop drawings must be approved prior to fabrication.

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Hot and Cold Liquor Tanks

Ripley designed these tanks a number of years ago, for the purpose of heating or cooling beer. These are hardy tanks and are super functional.

 

DimensionsCylindrical – to be determined by RSL and the customer
Top Head Top 1/3 hinged lid
Lifting Lugs (2) lifting lugs – minimum
Sidewall Thickness & size varies based on tank size

Heating Source Internal heating coil

Legs 12” tall legs
Fitting Includes 1½” TC drain, sight ¾” clear plastic tubing
Tank Material All 316, 2B stainless steel alloy
Exterior Finish Insulated with Mineral Wool with white paint standard finish
Optional Exterior Finish 14 gauge stainless steel all welded cladding

 

Cold Liquor Tank

 

Dimensions Cylindrical – to be determined by RSL and the customer
Top Head Top 1/3 hinged lid
Lifting Lugs (2) lifting lugs – minimum
Sidewall Thickness & size varies based on tank size

Cooling Source Internal cooling coil

Legs 12” tall legs
Fitting Includes 1½” TC drain, sight ¾” clear plastic tubing
Tank Material All 304, 2B stainless steel alloy
Exterior Finish Insulated with polyurethane with white paint standard finish
Optional Exterior Finish 14 gauge stainless steel all welded cladding