Patent Number: 8,713,996

Title: Method for determining the filterability of beer

Abstract: The Invention relates to a method for determining the filterability of beer, said method having the following steps: a) taking a wort or beer sample, b) filtering the sample on a plurality of filters of varying pore size, c) determining the size of the particles on the filter surfaces of the filters, d) qualitative analysis of the particles on the filter surfaces and assigning the measured particles to certain substances or groups of substances present in beer or the wort, wherein evidence on the filterability can be obtained from the size of the particles of different substances or groups of substances of individual fractions.

Inventors: Schneid; Ralph (Freising, DE)

Assignee: Krones AG

International Classification: B01D 61/58 (20060101); G01N 15/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018