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Your passion deserves the best

When you live for brewing, you know that quality beer takes quality tools. Meet the Alfa Laval Brew 20 – a compact beer centrifuge specially designed for the needs of brewpubs and small microbreweries. Built with Alfa Laval’s unique Axial Hermetic Seal, it also offers a smart innovation for minimizing oxygen pickup without increasing costs.

  • Clarifier for the smallest craft brewers
  • Working capacity: 4-15 hl/h
  • Axial-Hermetic Seal for reduction of oxygen pickup
  • Simple to operate with low maintenance costs
  • Plug-and-play skid for fast, easy installation

Selecting the right centrifuge

No two breweries are the same, which can make it a challenge to find the ideal separator for your beers. Alfa Laval has decades of experience working with craft brewers from around the world. Our experts offer unique knowledge to make sure you get an optimized clarification solution that ensures higher output and quality at the lowest cost. Still have questions? Browse our video guide for expert advice.

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Brew 20: Separation innovation for craft brewers

Alfa Laval invented the world’s first disc stack centrifuge in 1883, and we have been constantly re-innovating separation technology ever since. All of this experience has gone into Brew 20, a centrifuge engineered specifically to meet the needs of brewpubs and small microbreweries. Compact and energy-efficient, Brew 20 is easy to operate with minimal maintenance needs – giving you a low total cost of ownership. The module comes ready to install on a robust plug-and-play skid, and it can be delivered within just 12-16 weeks. Brew 20 also represents a smart solution for enhancing quality and flavour, thanks to innovations like the Axial-Hermetic Seal. This unique feature makes it possible to achieve dissolved oxygen pickup levels under 10 ppb, without requiring expensive CO2 or deaerated water.

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“Our beer went from good to exceptional…”

Watch this video to hear from Adam DeBower, owner and founder of Austin Beerworks, about how a fully hermetic Alfa Laval centrifuge improved his brewery’s operations – and their beer. Thanks to the unique design and advanced features, along with first-class support from Alfa Laval’s leading brewery separation experts, his team has been able to take their craft beer from good to exceptional.

Alfa Laval Brew: solutions that grow with your brewery

Alfa Laval offers a wide range of separation technology for clarification and polishing of beer.
Our craft experts can provide technology and advice to help you as your brewery grows.
Visit our Brew Series homepage to learn more.

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Brew 20 

  • Clarifier for the smallest craft brewers
  • Working capacity: 4-15 hl/h
  • Axial-Hermetic Seal for reduction of oxygen pickup
  • Simple to operate with low maintenance costs
  • Plug-and-play skid for fast, easy installation

Brew 80

Brew 80

  • Clarifier for small-sized craft brewers
  • Working capacity: 10-50 hl/h
  • Axial-Hermetic Seal for reduction of oxygen pickup
  • Simple to operate with low maintenance costs
  • Plug-and-play skid for fast, easy installation

Discover Brew 80

Brew 250

Brew 250

  • Polisher for small-sized craft brewers
  • Working capacity: 40-140 hl/h
  • Fully Hermetic Design ensures zero oxygen pickup and low power consumption
  • Simple to operate with low maintenance costs
  • Plug-and-play skid for fast, easy installation

Read a customer success story about Brew 250

Brew 310

Brew 301

  • Clarifier for small-sized craft brewers
  • Working capacity: 50-180 hl/h
  • OxyStop seal for minimal oxygen pickup
  • Simple to operate with low maintenance costs
  • Plug-and-play skid for fast, easy installation
  • Siemens automation

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Passion to keep you going

With Alfa Laval as a partner, you have the full backing of a global service network of dedicated separation experts. We offer a range of services to support your system throughout its lifetime as well as upgrades for improving centrifuge performance. Our experts can also teach your team how to best operate the equipment to ensure optimal performance for the long term. And when you need spares, our distribution network can supply you quickly with the required parts. No matter where you are in the world, our experts can be there when you need them to answer questions, solve challenges and help you get the most from your equipment.

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