Process water in contact with beer carries specific microbiological hazards, so it is critical to have the right water treatment strategy in place. Each production process includes specific microbiological hazards. In other words, each process should be protected against specific micro-organisms.

Traditionally, UV systems for the brewing industry are based on ‘general UV dose’ of 25 or 40 mJ/cm2. The experts at bestUV have a different approach. bestUV designs UV systems for the brewing industry that are based on the hazards specific to a stage of beer production.

In breweries, some microorganisms can be killed with low UV doses. Others require high UV doses. So, the UV disinfection strategy is determined by the type of microorganism (bacteria, moulds, yeasts), position of the UV treatment to the end-product (beer), and the function of the process water to treat.

The advantage of UV treatment is that is a chemical-free method, which does not change the taste, color, pH, minerals of the process water. No residuals are left in the treated water to get in contact with the end product.

bestUV systems for breweries include hygienic tri-clamp connections connections to be used at the site.

Contact the ‘experts in ultraviolet light’ to fully optimise your new or existing water treatment system with bestUV technology.