Product Development

Product development

As the beverage market expands with new concepts and evolving tastes, producers must continually innovate to gain or maintain a competitive edge. The process of bringing a new beverage to the market can be a complex as well as costly in terms of time and resources.

Brewlab can work with beverage producers and entrepreneurs to fast track new and innovative recipes from concept to production scale economically. Our specially trained product development team have experience creating a variety of products, from standard beer styles using innovative ingredients and yeast strains, through to low and dealcoholized beverages. Brewlab is also accredited for gluten free production.

We have worked with a range of clients who have gone to launch successful products and brands.

“Having contacted Brewlab with regards to creating a low alcohol beer, they put me in touch with Julio. Having discussed all our requirements Julio laid out exactly what he could do for us. From this, he expertly produced 3x 25lt brews which were bottled and sent to us for trials. This allowed us to confidently scale up production and produce a beer in house which we are really proud of. Julio supported us throughout the project with his helpful manner and wealth of knowledge. I would not hesitate to use or recommend Brewlab to anybody looking for help in beer recipe formulation.”

Will – Bays Brewery

Working with you we can either:

  • Develop your beverage concept and produce and package different varieties for market testing
  • Produce and package an existing beverage recipe for market testing.


At the end of each option the client is provided with a full technical brewing summary with all relevant information for upscaling recipes consistently to production.

Our brewing systems enable product development for breweries seeking small scale product batches for analysis and marketing. 30, 100 and 400 litre production units provide for scale-up from initial trials to small scale commercial production. We offer packaging options that include bottle, cask, and keg with rough and sterile filtration options.

Brewlab has its own onsite commercial laboratory where samples are analysed, ensuring a fast, accurate turnaround. We also have access to vastly experienced expert tutors from our training services whenever additional solutions or opinions are required.

“We were recommended Brewlab by a contact in the beer world, as we were looking to create a premium low-calorie lager. The service we received from Julio and the rest of the team was top notch. Julio guided us through the process, providing expert advice and teaching us more about the brewing process throughout. We selected one of the three variations produced and provided feedback based on product testing we had carried out. This feedback was then incorporated into the brewing document, which we were able to use to scale up production with a commercial contract brewer. We are really happy with the result and our customers seem to agree! Even now when we look to tweak our recipe or create a new batch, we reach out to Julio for any advice and he has been a trusted sounding-board throughout. We really couldn’t have got to where we are now without Julio or the rest of the team and we would highly recommend Brewlab’s services!”

Matt and Jonny – Yabba Beer.

Contact our project support team now on or +44 (0)191 549 9450.

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