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