Brewing case study:
Updated filtering approach gives better yield, productivity, and performance

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Case study

Challenge: The “traditional” beta-glucanase a regional brewer was using was keeping its wort and beer filtration process from being as efficient as it could be. Because beta-glucans and arabinoxylans create high wort viscosity, they dramatically reduce mash filtration speed – sticking to filter aids and filter membranes.

Solution: By using Ultraflo® Max, the brewer was able to increase the amount of malt used. This allowed an increase of one Plato degree (1°P) in the process, improving yield and increasing productivity. Likewise, the brewer reduced rankings by 15%, allowing better performance in the lauter.

Location: Americas

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