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Thanksgiving, Wine, Beer & Diatomaceous Earth Filter Aid

Posted by Julie Brown

Nov 16, 2017 9:55:23 AM

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Cork the wine! What did the pilgrims really drink on Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving: a time for family, friends, food and booze. But before you break out the wine, put a cork in it! We have to clear up a common misconception. The pilgrims did not drink wine at Thanksgiving dinner!

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Topics: Filtration, Diatomaceous Earth, diatomaceous earth filter aid

Why is diatomaceous earth filtration important to Oktoberfest?

Posted by Julie Brown

Oct 5, 2017 12:04:42 PM

Your favorite beer is filtered with diatomaceous earth

Cheers! It’s Oktoberfest! Let’s drink up some knowledge about beer, wine, edible oil and diatomaceous earth (DE) filter aid!

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Topics: Filtration, diatomaceous earth filtration

Celebrate National Beer Lovers Day With a Toast to Diatomaceous Earth

Posted by Julie Brown

Sep 7, 2017 10:48:49 AM

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Beer drinkers across the nation are celebrating today - it's National Beer Lovers Day!

There are more than 4,200 breweries in the United States today ranging in size from industry giants to brew pubs and microbreweries. It’s a great time to remember that the most experienced brewers in the world today use all-natural diatomaceous earth (DE) filter systems to get the finest beer quality, taste and clarity. 

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Topics: Filtration, Diatomaceous Earth, Filter aid

Brewing filtration FAQs: Diatomaceous earth filtration vs. membranes

Posted by Julie Brown

Aug 24, 2017 1:25:06 PM

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Diatomaceous Earth (DE) filtration systems are the traditional, tried and true, filtration systems that have been used around the world with superior results for over 80 years. About 10 years ago, a new filtration technology, membrane filters, became a filtration option, primarily for the brewing industry.

Here are some of the common questions asked today:

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Topics: Filtration, Diatomaceous Earth, brewing, beer

Top Brewers Share The #1 Secret to Brewing Great Beer

Posted by Julie Brown

May 17, 2017 4:23:14 PM

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An article for InterBrew magazine: By Alexey Makoveev, EP Minerals’ area sales manager for Russia and Julie Brown

Here in Russia, we really like our beer. (And our vodka, but that’s another subject.) But we don’t think much about how beer is made and what makes it better. How do you make the best beer? Is the ingredients? The hops, the malt, the barley? The recipe? The brewer? The fermenting process? Is it in how you store it?

What I can tell you after working with top brewers all over Russia and other countries, is that the key to great beer comes down to one thing: Filtration.

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Topics: Filtration

Things you didn't know about tequila, diatomaceous earth and Cinco de Mayo

Posted by Julie Brown

May 3, 2017 4:46:26 PM

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Thanks to Emily Bell and VinePair for the tequila information.

Happy Cinco de Mayo! So you know that our diatomaceous earth filter aid filters the world's best beers, wines, whiskeys, brandys, sakes and a host of other alcoholic beverages, right? What about the world's largest producer of tequila? Yep, bingo. DE filters tequila, too. It's a great week to celebrate this made-in-Mexico drink, and learn a little.

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Topics: Filtration

Diatomaceous earth filtration vs. membrane filters for brewing

Posted by Julie Brown

Mar 30, 2017 8:36:01 AM

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Today there's a lot of talk about beer filter systems and the pros and cons of using diatomaceous earth (DE) versus membrane filter systems. As a DE producer, we're very pro-DE, no surprise, but the FAQs below tell the story of why.

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Topics: Filtration

National Drink Wine Day, President’s Day & Diatomaceous Earth Filter Aid

Posted by Julie Brown

Feb 17, 2017 11:38:39 AM

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You know it’s going to be a good weekend when:

It’s a three-day weekend, and, Saturday, February 18th is National Drink Wine Day.

Seriously, does it get any better than that?

The purpose of National Drink Wine Day is to spread the love and health benefits of wine.  Wine has played an important role in history, religion, and relationships.  We embrace the positive benefits of wine such as new friends, reduced risk of heart disease and the enhancement of food and life. This from www.nationaldrinkwineday.org

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Topics: Filtration

The best filter system for brewing beer? Brewing FAQs tell the story

Posted by Julie Brown

Jan 6, 2017 12:34:54 PM


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The most experienced brewers in the world today use diatomaceous earth (DE) filter systems. Why? It's all about art. And personality. Does that make sense? Well, if you're a brewmaster, it certainly does.

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Topics: Filtration

Thanksgiving, Pilgrims, Wine & Diatomaceous Earth Filtration

Posted by Julie Brown

Nov 22, 2016 12:06:58 PM

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Cork the wine! What did the pilgrims really drink on Thanksgiving?

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Topics: Filtration, Diatomaceous Earth