In-line Brix measurement for quality control in alcoholic beverage fermentation

Alcoholic beverages such as wine, beer or cider are produced in the process of fermentation. Alcoholic fermentation determines the strength and quality of the final product. Consequently, precise control over the fermentation process improves productivity, cost and resource efficiency.

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How to control the fermentation process using in-line Brix concentration measurement

with Vaisala Polaris Sanitary Refractometer. This measurement allows to:

  • monitor the Brix which indicates the conversion rate, the degree of fermentation and the alcohol volume (%) in the production of alcoholic beverages
  • ensure the target alcohol level is achieved and upsets in the fermentation process are prevented
  • estimate alcohol content and determine when the batch is ready
  • monitor in real time the quality of the final product in the bottling line

Vaisala Polaris Refractometer can be easily calibrated to show any concentration unit preferred by a customer, e.g. Plato, Oechsle, Baume.

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