Our Proprietary Brewing Process

Cold Press, Cold Brew & Cold Drip

YOUR BREW, YOUR WAY.

What Is Our Process?

We begin our process by asking questions. From our experience in the industry we have learned that no two projects are the same. Every customer is at a different step of their journey, and every customer needs a unique approach.

Once we identify your needs, our expert brewers will work closely with you to create the flavour profile that is exactly what you want. 

With over 16 variables in our brewing process, it is unlikely you'll have to adjust your coffee roast to get the cold coffee profile that you're after.

No matter which process you choose (Cold Brew, Cold Press or Cold Drip), as soon as your beans arrive at our brewing facility, they are immediately degassed to ensure we obtain the best final result of your beans. Furthermore, our team will grind your beans and have them in the brewer within 20 minutes to ensure maximum flavour.

Next Comes The Water

Water isn't just an ingredient in our brewing process, it is the solvent which extracts the flavour compounds from your coffee. The more filtered the water, the better the extraction.

We want to pull all of the flavours and minerals from the coffee, not the water.

Cold Press

If you opted for our proprietary Cold Press process, your brew will created using over 2 tonnes of hydraulic pressure in a chamber held at an artificial altitude. The ground coffee is then slowly pressed over a period of 14-22 hours. Using such extreme pressure archives lysis and when compared to the other brewing methods, Cold Press coffee yields a greater number of compounds and flavour.

We find that Cold pressing produces the best results in comparison to our other methods. If you're looking for a balanced and slightly sweet extraction, Cold Press might be the best option for you!

Cold Brew

Our approach to brewing Cold Brew uses the traditional steeping method. If you don't know what the traditional steeping method is, imagine a giant tea bag with your ground coffee inside. Now imagine that "tea bag" steeping in a a giant chamber filled with water. Now fast forward 18-22 hours and the water in this giant chamber becomes cold brew coffee.

Cold Drip

If you request for us to Cold Drip, your coffee will placed in our  commercial drip brewer which drips ice cold water onto your ground coffee over a period of 5-16 hours. Our Cold Drip process usually produces a mellow,” “clean,” or “tea-like.” cold brew. Most of our customer's are amazed that their dark roasted blend produced a light, syrupy brew with very low acidity and noticeable sweetness.

Sterilisation

Next up is our proprietary sterilisation method. Once your brew is complete, we apply this method to achieve a preservative free product with a longer shelf life. All this is done without affecting the flavour of your coffee.

Finishing Touches

Once the product has been sterilised, we will fill and pack your product into whatever container you and your customer's desire. Finally your order is palletised and shipped out using traditional or even a cold transport option (depending on your location).

ALREADY A ROASTER?

We can use your beans to make your product. Your roast may need to be adjusted to maximise the flavour, however one of our expert staff will help every step of the way.​
Anywhere from 100 litres to 10,000 litres, we can tailor a solution that is right for your business.

Want to know more? Check out our Contract Brewing page

How Do I Get Started?

Get Up & Running In 6 Easy Steps

1

GET IN TOUCH

Contact us and let us know that you are interested in our services. The more info you can give us, the better.

2

ORDER SOME SAMPLES

We offer several sample options which we'll discuss with you.

3

SEND US / ORDER YOUR BEANS

Got beans for us to brew? Send them! If not, let us us know and we can source some.

4

THE BREW BEGINS

We'll brew your beans based on our chosen process and sample option.

5

FILLING & DISPATCH

Once your brew is done, we'll bottle it in a number of containers and ship it it to you.

6

TEST AWAY

Sample your cold brew and let us know what you think.

Why Use Brew Projects?

There are many risks to creating your own brew or canning at home. For starters the potential of spores and bacteria is very high when you are doing this yourself. You might also find that your shelf life will vary drastically.  

Have you also considered the legal liability of creating your own drinks at home or at your roastery?

Here at Brew Projects, we pride ourselves on being HACCP certified, we tick all the boxes and will produce a safe beverage for you customer's to enjoy. We do our best to keep your brew as consistent as possible* and we will provide you with a great shelf stability (for a fresh product) with no preservatives or pasteurisation needed.

Brew Projects can also provide you with a full analysis on your brew with lab tests and if you're using us to brew your product, we can offer you Cold Press, Cold Drip & Cold Brew unlike many of our competitors.

We can also roast your coffee for you nearby. This lets you use the freshest coffee possible and also allows us to reduce your costs as you don't need to ship your roasted coffee across the country.

Additionally, we have a graphics designer on our team who can assist with with any of your graphics or branding needs.

Finally we can even print or label your cans for you, and if you are ordering printed cans, we won't charge you a fee for storing your cans with us for the first 3 months.

*coffee is a natural product that does vary between harvests and seasons.

Our Brewing Options

Cold Brew

Our Cold Brew process uses the traditional steeping method which immerses ground coffee in cold water for 18-22 hours.

Cold Press

Our proprietary Cold Press process uses a 2 tonne hydraulic press t0 create pressure in the brewing tank. This is then slowly pressed over a period of 14-22 hours.

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Cold Drip

Our Cold Drip process uses a commercial drip brewer which drips ice cold water over ground coffee over a period of 5-16 hours.

YOUR BREW, YOUR WAY.

Looking for Pricing?

Click here to download our latest price list.

Our price list focuses around a full solution of contract brewing and bottling. If you are only interested in using our bottling service, please send us a message using the form below; or email/call us directly to start the conversation.

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Brew Projects are incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. I'm very happy that I chose to work with you guys.

Ryan Williams
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The Cold Press concentrate you have provided is the best I've tried., it totally blew us away!

Jeff Stevenson
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We're really impressed by the shelf life of your brews and the flavour of your Cold Press coffee. We'll be ordering more soon.

Andy Rews