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All tanked up - Brewdog continues with site expansion


By David Porter

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Massive lifting gear dominates the Ellon skyline this weekend as work continues at Brewdog's Balmacassie site.

Expansion at the Balmacassie site sees the installation on further tanks on site to increase capacity
Expansion at the Balmacassie site sees the installation on further tanks on site to increase capacity

The company is currently installing the latest expansion to its on site fermentation tank farm which has been planned for several years.

Specialist transport vehicles and cranes have been positioned on the Ellon bypass, leading to its closure till Tuesday as teams work to lift the massive fermentation vessels into place.

Brewdog is now working to becoming carbon negative
Brewdog is now working to becoming carbon negative

Elsewhere in Scotland Brewdog announced its plans to work towards becoming carbon negative in that it will remove twice as much carbon from the air than it emits every year.As part of these This has inclued the purchased 2050 acres of land just north of Loch Lomond to create the BrewDog Forest, and the company now plans to plant one million trees over the next few years

Over the past few months, BrewDog has been working closely with lead scientific advisor Professor Mike Berners-Lee and his team at Small World Consulting.

He has led the process of calculating BrewDog’s carbon footprint and been pivotal in the design of its carbon removal plan.



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