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This is where

the magic happens

01
Milling the grain
Milling the grain

We try to keep a close eye on the inventory to make sure nothing gets old and we don’t run low on resources.

We carefully select our ingredients from the best suppliers all over the globe.

Milling the grain

Malt is first to fall. The brewing process begins with crushing various types of malt to break up the grain kernels, exposing the starchy center. Number of malts involved varies according to the specific recipe.

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Mashing
Mashing

Complex sugars are transformed into lighter, easily consumable sugars.

Mashing

Next stop - sugar! The grist is transferred to a mash tun where heated water converts the starch in the malt into sugar.

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All the machines used to brewer beer at Natakhtari are continually screened, and repaired to ensure top functionality.

Lautering

The lauter tun separates grain husks from the sweet liquid. The latter is also known as the “wort”, an unused byproduct of the brewing process which is later disposed of in a very environmentally conscious manner.

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The Boil

The Boil

The kettle boils up the mass in a very controlled environment before hops are added. Hops bring flavor and stability in the beer, with its signature zesty, citric qualities. We use around 10 different varieties of hops to craft our individual taste.

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Whirlpool
Whirlpool

Unique Natakhtari water from the basin below is the guiding force during many stages of the process.

At this point, we’re halfway through the brewing process. The best is still ahead of us.
The water also acts as probably one of the most precious resources contributing to our distinctive taste.

Whirlpool

The wort is the worst! After boiling, the wort is transferred into a whirlpool for the wort separation stage. During this stage, any malt or hop particles are removed to leave a liquid that is ready to be cooled and fermented.

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Cooling
Cooling

The machines work in perfect harmony under discreet human supervision.

The bulk of the operation runs on a closed circuit which is fully automated.

Cooling

To prevent beer from oxidizing too much, we cool the mixture down to 10°C. The messy mass passes through a series of cold pipes to prepare for the next big step.

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Fermentation
Fermentation

Protecting the environment is a top priority so we keep an eye on how we affect the world.

To let the taste adjust, we leave the beer in the giant cylindrical reservoirs for a minimum of two weeks.

Fermentation

To start the fermentation, we add yeast in the next vessel. Yeast converts the sugary wort into beer by producing alcohol, a wide range of flavors, and carbon dioxide, which is later converted into the magic sparkle.

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The laboratory
We’re constantly adapting our process to include new technologies and solutions.
We make sure all the ingredients play in perfect harmony with the unique Natakhtari water.

The laboratory

The entire brewing process is closely monitored by professionals in the brewing lab. They have one job - to ensure the beer we create is world class. We ship the bottles only after their approval. The lab regularly tests our beer and lemonade with samples taken from all over Georgia.

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Filtration
The cellaring could take up to 3-4 weeks.
Filtration is the final step in brewing, before our beer gets bottled.

Filtration

After our beer reaches its full potential, the final step in brewing takes away all the superfluous flavors to tame the unfiltered qualities. Our beer is then carbonated, transferred to a bright beer tank and cellared.

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Packaging
Packaging

Our distribution network makes sure you get the best beer all over Georgia.

The packaging facility is able to churn out around 100’000 bottles on a daily basis.
We’re constantly adopting new, convenient ways to package our beer.

Packaging

As soon as cellaring is complete, the piping system transfers the beer to the packaging department where it’s bottled in various materials and sizes. Our beer comes in glass bottles, cans, plastic bottles and kegs.