A micro-brewery in Huddersfield approached Lantech Solutions as they were suffering with beer infections, leaving the products with a taste and odour not dissimilar to TCP.
Lost Revenue it critical to the brewer as their beer has such a small proft margins.
After an on-site inspection it was suspected the use of non-hygienic fittings were the cause. The old fittings were found to contain dried sediment, clearly evident on the stainless tails.
We removed his existing non-hygienic fittings and replaced them with swaged, fully interlocking hygienic fittings which prevented any further loss of product through infection. The hoses were then pressure tested to ensure integrity.
On going uncontaminated brews-
£5,000 a year ( based on 10 brews lost a year )