Raw materials for the production of beer at the Belorechensk and Maykop brewers
The raw materials used at the Belorechensk and Maykop breweries for beer production are considered: malt, hops, water and yeast. Both breweries operate on PILSNER MALT malt produced by Kursk Malt, which is made from selected two-row brewing barley. This variety is used as base malt when brewing a large number of varieties of light beer. English and German – made granulated hops are used as hops. Water meets the requirements of sanitary rules and regulations 220.127.116.114-01 (Russia) and the requirements that are given in the technological instruction TI-10-5031536-73-10 (Russia). The Belorechensk brewery uses artesian water. The set of the water treatment system includes the stages: filtering on a coarse filter, aeration, iron removal and subsequent softening of water, filtering on a fine mechanical filter and UV disinfection. To soften the water, tableted universal salt produced by the Republic of Belarus OJSC MOZYRSOL is used.Keywords: beer, beer raw materials, water treatment.