Sale FormatLive Webcast AuctionClosed Sale StatusClosedSurplus to the Ongoing Operations of Old Saratoga Brewing AKA Mendocino BrewingCOMPLETE BREWERY OPERATIONDate & TimeTuesday, August 28, 2018 LocationSaratoga Springs, NY More InfoView & Bid

Date & Time

Tuesday, August 28, 2018


Inspection Info


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Saratoga Springs, NY

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The following highlights key sale terms and identifies sale specific terms. These, along with our Terms of Sale, comprise the Complete Terms of Sale. Please review the following and download the Terms of Sale here to confirm the responsibilities you are agreeing to upon participating in this sale.



DEPOSITS: We will authorize your credit card for $500 as an Auction Registration deposit and reserve the right to increase the deposit to equal 25% of your total high bids. This authorization will place a 3-7 day hold on these funds with your credit card company, but will not be charged unless purchases are made.


$5000 minimum deposit is required prior to the auction for international bidders. Auctioneer may not be able to respond timely to registration requests on the day of sale, we recommend registering the day prior to the auction.


All deposits made by cashiers check, wire transfer or firm and personal check accompanied with a bank letter of guarantee will be returned within 7 days unless purchases are made.


PAYMENT DEADLINE: All payments are due by 12 pm the day after the auction closes.


PAYMENT FORMS: Credit cards on file will be charged upon the completion of the sale. You may pay by cashier's check or wire transfer by (a) notifying Tiger prior to the close of auction, AND (b) submitting payment in time for Tiger to receive it no later than 12pm the day following the auction.


PURCHASES OVER $10,000: Balances in excess of $10,000 must be settled by cashier's check or wire transfer received by Tiger no later than 12pm the day following the auction.


BUYER'S PREMIUM: An 18% Buyer's Premium will be added to the price of each item.


SALES TAX: All Taxes are applied at the end of the auction unless a reseller has notified Tiger prior to the close of auction and qualifies for sales tax exemption. A buyer's failure to qualify for exemption does not waive its obligations to complete its purchase per the terms of sale.


REMOVAL: All buyers are responsible to remove their items during the posted checkout times. To minimize wait time, all buyers are asked to schedule an appointment. Buyers are also responsible to bring their own crews, packing materials, material handling equipment & etc. for removal. Buyers requiring shipping or moving assistance can refer to our list of 3rd party shippers.


ALL SALES ARE FINAL: All Items are sold 'As-Is, Where-Is', With all faults and without recourse, per the terms of the sale. Any Guidance provided is not intended to substitute a Buyer's responsibility to inspect items and arrive at their own determination of an item's condition. Further, inclusion or exclusion of item condition on one item should not be used to infer the condition of another item. 



Auctioneer has the right to add or delete lots for the sale at any time as well as to cancel the sale entirely or sell in bulk.


Sale Details



Friesen 2,959 Cubic Ft. Carbon Steel Silo's with Rotary Feed Gates, 2012 Cablevey SS Enclosed Tubular Drag Cable, Disc Conveyor & HOPPERS, MEMCO 20 HP 4-Roll Malt Mill with Blower, Spent Grain Carbon Steel Storage Tank, and More


SS Steam Jacketed Mash Tun Mixing Tank, SS Steam Jacketed Lauter Tun Tank, SS Steam Jacketed Pre-Run Tank, SS Brew Kettle Tank, SS Whirlpool Tank, Malt Handing System Control Panel w/ Allen BradleyControls, 7,600 Gallon SS Insulated Coldwater Storage Tank w/ Mueller Plate Heat Exchanger, 10,000 Gallon SS Steam Jacketed Hot Water Storage Tank, Multiple SS Centrifugal Pumps, Steam Condensate Units, Flow Meters/Indicators, SS Piping, Valves, Fittings and Much, Much More 


Multiple SS Jacketed Tanks – 30 BBL to 500BBL, 2 Tank CIP System, 40 HP SS Disc Centrifuge, 60-Plate SS Filter Press, Diatomaceous Earth Filter w/ Agitation Tank, Pinpoint Carbonator, Frequency Drives, Magnetic, Magnetic Flow Meters, SS Portable Tanks, SS Centrifugal Pumps, SS Flash Pasteurizer w/SS Holding Tank and SS 88-Plate Heat Exchanger, SS Piping w/Fittings, Valves, Pipe Manifolds and Much, Much More 


NEW 2012 – Automatic Keg Washing and Filling System, w/5-Washing Heads, 1 Racking Head, Direct Flow Control Filling System, 60-Kegs/Hour, Infeed and Discharge Conveyor with Allen Bradley Panelview 6oo Touch Screen Control, Kestermann Ko3-1 Check Weigher, KHS Innokeg Till Turner Twin Level Keg Turner w/SS Control Panel, (2) 250 BBL SS Jacketed Gross Volume Fermenting Tanks and Centrifugal Pump, and More


Bottle Unloading Station with Hydraulic Scissor Lift and Accumulation Conveyor, 50-Head Rotary Bottle Washer, CIP System, 40-Head Rotary Bottle Filler, Level Monitoring System w/Rotary Bottle Capper/Crowner, Cap Orienter, SS Cap Hopper, 3-Zone Tunnel Pasteurizer, 12-Head Rotary Front Back and Neck Labeler, Label Checker, 48-Bottle Pneumatic Case Packer, Accumulation Table, SS Tabletop Stainless Steel Belt Conveyor with Variable Speed Drives/PLC Controls, Stainless Steel Filter Housing, Carton Erector with Hot Melt Glue Applicator, Code Dater and (2) 6-Pack Carton Erectors w/Inline 6-Pack Stuffer, and More


2013 50 HP Rotary Screw Air Compressor, w/Refrigerated Air Dryer, Oil/Water Separator & 500 Gallon Receiving Tank, (3) Add’l Compressors, Cooling Tower w/Epoxy Coated Tank, (2) 100 Ton Liquid Chiller, (2) Walk-in Refrigerators, Scales, Pallet racking, Carts, Pallet Jacks, Ladders, Warehouse Fans and Much, Much More


(2) 200 HP Natural Gas Process Steam Boilers, Condensation De-Aerator Tank w/Pumps, and More


Lathe, Floor Drill, Hand and Power Tools, Work Benches, Shelving, and More


Testers, Fume Hood, Orbisphere, Digital Scale, Spectrophotometer, Microscope, Sterilizer, Turbidimeter, Clinical Centrifuge, Reciprocal Shaker, Ultrasonic Bath, Hot Plate Stirrer, (2) Pipette Helpers, Heating Mantle, 1/4 HP Vacuum Pump, Portable Dissolved Oxygen Analyzer, Digital CO2 Gehaltemeter, Portable PH Meter, Vacuum Pump, Glassware, Fixtures, Hot Plates, Refrigerators, and Lab and More


3,800 Pound 4-Stage Electric Riding Forklift, 40 ft Tandem Axle Box Trailer, 48 ft Tandem Axle Refrigeration Trailer w/Refrigeration Unit, 45 ft Tandem Axle Box Trailer, Chevy Astro Van, and More


Walk in Keg Cooler, Tap System, 2-Door SS Refrigerator, Tables, Stools, Bar, ICE MACHINE, Glass Washer, (2) TV'S, Cash Register, Popcorn Machine, Desks, Seating and So Much More


Shirts, Glasses, Growlers and Notions


For More Information Contact John Coelho: (617) 523-5866 or


Additional Info

Including a Pristine 125 BBL/Day Brew House, Krones/Pearson Bottling Line, Automatic Keg Washing and Filling System Available as:
Turnkey Operation or Piecemeal

Sale Partner


Click the ‘Register to Bid’ link above and complete the registration form – your bidder number will be emailed to you for use at this auction. Please be certain to review the Terms of Sale, along with any Sale Specific Terms before registering.

You must provide a credit card, which will be authorized for $300 to secure your bids; Please note that your card must have sufficient credit to be authorized for 25% of your purchases as you continue to bid. If you plan on spending more than $10,000 please contact the Auctioneer prior to the auction to ensure no bidding interruption.

$5000 minimum deposit is required prior to the auction for international bidders. Auctioneer may not be able to respond timely to registration requests on the day of sale, we recommend registering the day prior to the auction.

All deposits made by cashier’s check, wire transfer or firm and personal check accompanied with a bank letter of guarantee will be returned within 7 days unless purchases are made.


– Click on the ‘Bid Live’ link above to access audio and video.

– Click on the ‘View Items’ link above to browse the auction catalog.

– Click on “My Items” to view all items won, items not won, items you are currently bidding on and any items on your watchlist.


Enter a maximum of what you are willing to pay next to “Place max bid” and submit. – The system will start your bid at the lowest available increment and bid for you.

You can place multiple bids by entering all your max bids on each lot then scrolling to the bottom of the page and click on "Place multiple bids" however, changing pages without clicking on “Place multiple bids” will clear your bids on the previous page.


Credit Cards on file will be charged at the end of the Sale plus an 18% buyer’s premium and Sales Tax unless you are purchasing for resale and have completed and returned a resale certificate before the conclusion of the auction. Balances in excess of $10,000 must be settled by cashier’s check or wire transfer received by Tiger by 12:00 pm the day following the auction.


Buyer is responsible to arrange to have its purchased Items packed, insured, rigged, moved or shipped, and shall accept full responsibility for all labor, materials and costs necessary to complete its removal, as well as any damages, losses, acts or omissions related to Buyer's removal of purchased Items from the sale site.

If you are purchasing from out of the area, you may send a 3rd party shipping company to remove your items. Appointments are mandatory. Be sure to email your preferred pickup time within the posted schedule after you have won your last auction item.