Brewing & Distilling with Steam


Boiler Systems for Craft Breweries & Distilleries in Melbourne

We are Melbourne's number one Craft Brewery Boiler System manufacturer. With systems installed in twenty six craft breweries to date, we've got extensive experience not only in manufacturing, but in brewhouse hookups, distillery systems and chilling lines as well as a thorough appreciation for the product and industry.

Talk to Concept today to find out about the best steam solution for your Craft Brewery or Distillery.

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Mash With Steam

Steam produced with a gas fired boiler delivers a more efficient mash process than electric elements or gas burners on the brewhouse. It doesn’t just save you money on electricity, it delivers faster temperature changes and more consistent heating. The most consistent brews are produced with steam boiler systems.

Equipment Hookup

We don’t just build the best boilers for craft brewing, we pipe them through your facility and hook them up to all equipment including Barrell sanitisers, Keg washers and your Brewhouse. We can easily handle multiple pressure and sanitary requirements from the one system.

Glycol Chilling Line

We’ve worked with over twenty breweries from set up to brew day. Concept have the experience and equipment to connect Glycol Chilling systems to brewhouses, and are skilled in the connection and use of heat exchangers. We can install all Glycol line when we hook up the boiler system – saving you time and money.

We specialize in Craft Beer.

  • Built to size.

    Our CBW-X Boiler can be build in sizes from five to fifty horsepower.

  • Hand built pipes.

    We can build all your pipe and assemble it on-site to fit your factory.

  • Zero wastage.

    Our advanced condensate system recycles heated water for extra efficiency.

  • Brewhouse Hookup

    We’re experienced with connecting steam and condensate line to all popular brewhouse systems.

Twenty six craft breweries, and counting.

We are the most experienced Craft Brewery Boiler System manufacturer in Australia. With a complete system that's designed and built for efficiency and sustainable production, our Boiler System will ensure your brewing operations are consistent and reliable year round.

The primary benefit of using steam to heat your brewhouse is the enhanced efficiency it provides when heating the water used for mashing, sparging and boiling. When you fit our advanced condensate capture system to your brewhouse, you can recycle the heated water and increase sustainability even more by recycling the heated condensate back into the boiler system - resulting in faster boil times and reduced energy usage.

With experience building and fitting valve trains in small and large breweries, installing custom made steam line and providing food grade, stainless steel piped culinary steam for keg washing and barrel ageing, we are the go-to craft beer steam experts.

The Concept Upright Boiler System.


This is the system that's powering Independent Craft Brewers and Distillers across the country.
Designed for small to medium production facilities, the CBW-X is an extremely efficient, reliable and scalable system.
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CBW-X Specification Sheet

Updated 28/09/2018

Boiler Specification Table for Concept CBW-X Series Boilers.

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Custom Industrial Pipe


A safe, custom-made Industrial Pipe solution that's manufactured locally in Melbourne. We're experts in Custom Industrial Pipe as well as Insulation & Lagging. We've installed custom pipe systems in Breweries, Food Production Facilities and Pharmaceutical factories around Victoria & Australia.
Each Concept Industrial Pipe System is built to order in Melbourne from premium materials, and manufactured to exact specifications by qualified boilermakers.
Custom Industrial Pipe
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One in Five GABS Hottest 100 Beers were made with Concept steam.

The best Australian craft breweries use Concept Boilers. Our specialized Craft Beer installation experts provide food-grade steam with our modern, reliable and 100% Australian Made boiler systems.

Our Production Process

  • Consulting

    We consult with out clients to design the optimal system for their facility.

  • Materials

    We source premium materials from quality vendors to build the system.

  • Manufacturing

    Our production team cut, weld and assemble your boiler system, ensuring zero fault tolerances and quality welds in every component of the unit.

  • Safety Inspection

    Your new boiler system is thoroughly checked by an independent boiler inspector to ensure compliance with Australian Safety standards.

  • Installation

    Your system is transported to the installation site, where our production team complete the final steps of the commissioning process.

  • Maintenence

    Our team makes regular site visits to ensure complete functionality and efficiency for your Boiler System.

Local Manufacturing

Our production team is our biggest asset. While other boiler companies import mass produced boiler systems, our team build precision Boiler Systems by hand in our Melbourne factory.
Local, sustainable and economically responsible production is a cornerstone to an increasing number of industries, and our values are aligned appropriately.

Strict Quality Control

We progressively inspect and adjust during our manufacturing process to ensure that every boiler is built to Concept standards. When production is complete, we have our boilers independently examined and certified.
We see safety standards as a baseline, not a target, and our systems exceed all Australian Safety requirements.

Premium Materials

We build our systems with high quality steel and ancillary items sourced from premium European suppliers.
Each step of our manufacturing process is constantly appraised for improvement, resulting in a system of continual quality improvement.

Concept Products & Services

Custom Product Design

We understand that all jobs are unique, so we tailor your service plans and equipment design according to specific project requirements - and all our Boiler Systems are built right here in Australia.

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Annual Boiler Stripdown Services

We operate a full strip down annual service that ensures safety and compliance with all Australian standards. Concept's service team builds boilers from the ground up every day, so they know exactly how to service them.

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Emergency Boiler Repair

It’s critical to get your production back up and running when something goes wrong. Concept will get you back to production in no time with our on-call, qualified Melbourne Boilermakers.

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Custom Steel Pipe

Installing piping for a new production line or replacing & renewing existing pipework? Concept Boiler Systems are steel pipe specialists, and we’re experts when it comes to tough, clean and neat pipe work.

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Installations

Concept help you through every step of the Boiler production process – no external contracting required. From designing, manufacturing to installing your custom requirements, we’re skilled in every aspect of steel work.

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Boiler Hire & Lease

Rent a Boiler System for a weekend to heat a pool for a film production, or lease a large Boiler Solution for your manufacturing facility. Talk to Concept about your project requirements, and we'll find a solution that works for you.

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