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Tequila, diatomaceous earth filtration and Cinco de Mayo

Posted by Julie Brown

May 3, 2018 7:26:08 AM

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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 about diatomaceous earth filtration and tequila.

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Topics: Filtration

Diatomaceous Earth Filter Aid Makes National Beer Day What It Is Today

Posted by Julie Brown

Apr 5, 2018 8:48:40 AM

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Beer drinkers across the nation are celebrating this week.  Saturday, April 7, is National Beer Day!  At EP Minerals, beer is important to us.  Our largest customers use our incredibly high quality diatomaceous earth filter aid in their brewing filtration. We love everything about beer!

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Topics: Filtration, diatomaceous earth filter aid, beer filtration, DE filtration, brewing filtration

Natl. Margarita Day means we celebrate tequila and diatomaceous earth filter aid

Posted by Julie Brown

Feb 22, 2018 10:29:00 AM

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Thanks to Emily Bell and VinePair for the tequila information.

Happy National Margarita Day! 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 day to celebrate this made-in-Mexico drink, and learn a little more about tequila and diatomaceous earth filtration!

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Topics: Filtration, diatomaceous earth filter aid, DE filtration, Celatom

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

California Vineyards Recycle Diatomaceous Earth Spent Cake into Compost

Posted by Julie Brown

Nov 15, 2017 8:40:11 AM

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“Turning the spent diatomaceous earth (DE) filter cake into compost produced significant results for the vineyards in achieving regulatory compliance, lowering costs and creating sustainable value.”  according to Andrew Welford, Director of Commercial Sustainability at EP Minerals.

Check these results out: 200 tons of waste diverted from landfill. And, a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

200 tons of waste diverted! That's unbelievable. Here's the story.

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Topics: Filtration, Diatomaceous Earth, Filter aid, spent cake, wine filtration

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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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

    

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