Beer samples
Craft Beer
 

Craft Beer

ABE Beverage Equipment is your complete one-stop source for craft beer brewing and packaging. 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 brewhouses, tanks, canning lines, 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 brewery tanks in stock, or with a short lead time, to ensure that we can help you as you grow. 

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

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

  • Nano Craft Brewing Equipment - ABE Beverage 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 - Cans continue growing 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 bottling lines for glass, plastic, and aluminum bottles to meet the needs of a variety of markets. Whether you're packaging beer, water, soda, or kombucha, ABE Beverage Equipment can provide a complete solution to meet your needs. 
 
2 Vessel Brewhouse
Brewhouses
Brewhouses
 

Brewhouses for Beer, Cold Brew Coffee, and Spirits

  • 3bbl - 60bbl Options
  • Steam or Direct Fire Heat
  • Custom Vessel Configuration
  • UL Compliant
  • Designed & Assembled in Lincoln, NE

ABE Beverage Equipment brewhouses are 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. Each brewhouse goes through a comprehensive quality control inspection before it leaves our Lincoln, Nebraska facility, where everything, including the inside of the piping, is inspected. Automated and semi-automated brewhouses, coffeehouses, teahouses, and mash houses are available with steam or direct fire heat, and with a variety of vessel configurations for 3 – 60bbl systems. 

Each brewhouse 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.

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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brewpilot
Pilot Systems for Beer & Spirits
Pilot Systems for Beer & Spirits
 

Nano Systems for Small Business or to use as a Pilot System

  • Beer and Spirits Focused
  • Steam or Indirect Electric Heat
  • Skid Mounted
  • UL Compliant
  • Designed & Assembled in Lincoln, NE

Great things come in small packages, like the ABE Beverage Equipment pilot systems. These nano systems are designed and assembled in Lincoln, Nebraska to be durable, reliable, and affordable. The small footprint and manual operation are ideal for start-ups, restaurants or other establishments looking to create their own craft beverages.

Looking for a customized option, or larger system? Check out our complete lineup of 3bbl - 60bbl brewhouses and 125 – 100gal stills.

Each piece of equipment 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.

The beauty of the craft beverage business is that no two businesses are identical. Our goal is to understand what makes your facility and process unique and then design a solution that fits your needs.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CraftCan Duo 16
Canning Lines 15cpm - 90cpm
Canning Lines 15cpm - 90cpm
 

CraftCan™ Inline Canners from 15cpm - 90cpm + 16cpm Counter Pressure Canner 

  • Expandable Options
  • Patented Servo Seamer
  • Easy Changeover for Different Can Sizes
  • UL Compliant
  • Designed & Assembled in Lincoln, NE

The CraftCan is 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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bottling Lines - Glass
Bottling Lines - Glass
 

GlassPak™ Rotary Glass Bottling Lines from 33bpm - 66bpm

  • 33bpm or 66bpm Throughput 
  • Crown or ROPP Caps
  • Double Pre-Evacuation 
  • UL Compliant
  • Designed & Assembled in Lincoln, NE

The GlassPak Glass Bottling Systems by ABE Beverage Equipment are fast, reliable, and consistent.  These high-speed rotary bottling lines rinse, fill, and cap up to 33 or 66 bottles per minute. Built with heavy-duty 304 stainless steel the GlassPak can be also be outfitted with a capper for 28 MM, 38 MM plastic or ROPP caps.

The counter-pressure filling process uses a double pre-evacuation purging method to reduce D.O. levels. By bottling under pressure, the GlassPak maintains carbonation levels and controls foam expansion. Excess pressure is then vented before the cap is applied, to give your craft beverage maximum shelf life.

Package your craft beer, carbonated soda, kombucha, or cider with a GlassPak for a reliable and fast rotary bottling option. ABE offers complete packaging solutions including infeed, date coding, labeling, and more. 

Each GlassPak 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.

 
 
Fermentation Tanks
Cellar Tanks & Controls
Cellar Tanks & Controls
 

Your Complete Solution: ABE Beverage Equipment offers complete craft beverage solutions for your business. Fermentation tanks, brite beer tanks, mixing tanks, carbonation tanks, storage tanks, and more are completely customizable to meet your needs. Constructed with 304 stainless steel, these tanks 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.

 
 
 
 
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Keg Cleaning
Keg Cleaning
 

Save Time & Money with a KegCommander™

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

Dirty kegs? Clean them with the KegCommander Keg Washer by ABE Beverage 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.

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

We Have a Label Application for Everyone

  • Pressure Sensitive
  • Roll-Fed
  • Shrink Sleeve

ABE Labelers: 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 solutions 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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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.