Anheuser Busch InBev Pilot Brewery

A brief video tour of the brewery

About Our Facility

The Anheuser Busch InBev Pilot Brewery houses a state of the art brewing facility. The Pilot Brewery is 5000 square feet and supports undergraduate and graduate education, research, and industry development. The Pilot Brewery has access to steam,CO2, electrical, compressed air, deionized water, a refrigerated storage room, a mill room, a dry storage room, and a small laboratory space.

The Pilot Brewery is located in the Brewery Winery, and Food Pilot Facility at UC Davis. This building is the world's first LEED Platinum-certified facility in the brewing industry. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and has  become the hallmark of sustainability in the architecture and construction world.

Anheuser Busch InBev Brewery - Video by Robert Mondavi Institute, Sept. 2022. Watch this short tour to hear staff and student voices, history, and its impact on the beer and brewing industry.

Pilot Brewery Recharge Rates Effective 2020

Rate Name UC Rate Non-UC Rate
Facility Use Rate $557/Day $719/Day
Per Brew Rate $571/Brew $1,000/Brew
Staff Technician Hourly Rate $79/Hour $106/Hour

Available Equipment 

For more details please contact the
Brewery Manager, Joe Williams.

Use request forms, equipment pictures, use policy, and safety manual are posted below.  

  • 1.5 Barrel Brewhouse
  • Mash Filter
  • 16 - 1/2 Barrel Glycol Jacketed
  • Fermenters
  • 6 - 2 Barrel Glycol Jacketed Fermenters
  • 2 - 4 Barrel Glycol Jacketed Fermenters
  • Membrane Filter
  • Centrifuge
  • Sheet Filter
  • 4 - 30 Liter Nanobrewhouse
  • Carlsberg Flask
  • Single head bottle filter
  • Single head crowner
  • Crowler
  • Keg Washer
  • 2 Roller Mill
  • Hammer Mill
  • Densitometer
  • Alcolyzer
  • High and low range DO Meter
  • Gahaltemeter CO2 Meter
  • Inline and inpack Haze Meter

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