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Goose Island Installs New Wort Receiver

By Chuck Sudo in Food on May 7, 2010 2:40PM


Goose Island is set to increase their brewing capacity next week with the installation of a new 5,000-lb. stainless steel receiver tanks capable of holding 2,000 gallons of wort. According to the brewery, sales of 312 Wheat Ale, Matilda and the new Green Line Organic Pale Ale have each increased by 30 percent. The new receiving tank, which Goose Island had to demolish part of a wall to install, will allow them to increase their production from seven brewing cycles a day to eight, allowing them to keep up with demand and increase the brewery production by 15 percent.