Coors has installed four new brewing vessels as part of its £25m programme to improve the efficiency and flexibility of production facilities at its Burton-on-Trent plant.
Each vessel can ferment 2,500 barrels and will help Coors boost output of its brands - including Carling, Grolsch and Coors Fine Light - in the run-up to Christmas.
The 23-metre long vessels arrived in Burton after a hair-raising journey from Holland. It involved months of planning, three police forces and a route which had to avoid all bridges and motorways.
Trees were trimmed and some signs, traffic lights and telegraph poles were temporarily removed so the giant load could proceed.
A 350-tonne crane was used to lift the vessels into place.
Coors learned last week that its contract with Interbrew UK to brew Draught Bass would not be renewed and said it would use the extra capacity to produce more Carling.