Poster: Tips & Tricks for Beer Filtration
Points to Consider During Beer Filtration
When doing microbial testing on any carbonated beverage whether it is soda, champagne, sparkling wine, seltzer water, sparkling water or beer, the most challenging and time consuming aspect is just filtering the 100mL of product. This doesn’t matter if the product is from within the manufacturing process or the actual final product, it can take what seems like forever to filter.
In my many years of experience in the microbiology lab, there are a few tricks that can help speed up filtration without damaging any potential spoilage bacteria, yeast or mold which could be lurking within the sample.