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Beer Filtration: Filters and Operations

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Keywords

Stokes, Filtration, Filters, Precoat, Bodyfeed, Permeability, Clarity, Absolute, Sterile

Description

This is the second lecture on Beer Filtration. Various types of filters are described and their advantages and disadvantages are presented. Finally, with shipping distance increasing and time in distribution extending, sterile filtration becomes a viable option for the brewer to consider.


Learning Objectives

  • Describe the steps of a filtration cycle
  • Explain the role and benefit of a centrifuge as a pre-filter option
  • Explain how sterile beer filters work and describe design options

Lecture developed by

Dr. Hugo Patino

Formerly of Molson Coors, Hugo has held lead technical roles in the areas of Quality Assurance, Research & Development, Technical Services and Brewing Engineering at Molson Coors Brewing  Co. (Colorado) and Cervecería Cuauhtémoc (Mexico). He also was a faculty member at the University of California-Davis, and the Monterrey Institute of Technology (Mexico). Hugo has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo (Canada) and a B. Eng. from the Monterrey Tech (Mexico).

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Lecture Duration (Narration)
85 minutes

Lecture Availability
10 days from purchase

Lecture Level
advanced

Cost
$190.00

Lecture Duration
85 minutes

Lecture Availability
10 days from purchase

Level
advanced

Cost
$190.00

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