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Which craft beers are pasteurized?

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rebobbitt:
This question came up during a recent BJCP prep class.

Which craft beers are pasteurized?

We were mostly talking about bottled (and canned) versions. What about kegged craft beers? Imports?

I know some beers are bottled conditioned, so those won't be pasteurized, but what about the rest?

Pawtucket Patriot:
Wouldn't any beer that's been in the boil kettle be pasteurized?  Or does pasteurization of beer entail pasteurizing it post-fermentation?

tom:
He means after it is fermented.

Rick, I think most kegged beers are not pasteurized. I know that Sierra Nevada bottles are not pasteurized. Not much, but it's a start!

Pawtucket Patriot:
I modified my post as you were typing, tom.   ;)  I wondered if that's what he meant.

dbeechum:
I'm going to flat out say that virtually no craft beer is pasteurized!

It entails extra equipment, money and time and between you me and the tree - most craft breweries just can't afford any of those.

Not to mention the fact that since most craftbrewers have approached the field from the idea of making a more natural and "crafty" product, they take it as a point of pride to not pasteurize. Hell, think of the number of them who proudly state that they don't filter their beer.

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