Are ALL keg beer non-pasteurized?

For the most part keg beer brewed and packaged in kegs in the U.S. is not pasteurized. During the packaging process non-pasteurized draft beers are sterile filtered and chilled to the point that any surviving bacteria, which could ferment the beer, become dormant.

How do you know if keg beer is pasteurized?

You can not tell by looking at a keg if it is pasteurized. To know if the brew has been pasteurized you will need to look into the brewery and the beer itself. Most domestic and microbrews are not pasteurized.

Is Blue Moon keg beer pasteurized?

With few notable exceptions, imported keg beer typically has a pasteurization process, while domestic keg beer usually isn’t. As far as I know, anchor keg beer is pasteurized.



Is Blue Moon Domestic Beer?

Manufacturer Blue Moon Brewing Co. (MillerCoors)
Website www.bluemoonbrewingcompany.com

Is all craft beer unpasteurized?

Some brewers, but not all. Many commercially brewed beers are pasteurized in the same way many other products are pasteurized, but there has been resistance to this method in the craft beer world, so let’s take a look at why…

Is all American beer pasteurized?

Cans and Bottles – Traditionally, in the U.S., only beer in cans and bottles is pasteurized. The pasteurization process often occurs after the beer has been placed in the can or bottle and the package has been sealed.

What keg beers are pasteurized?

With few notable exceptions, imported keg beer typically has a pasteurization process, while domestic keg beer usually isn’t. As far as I know, anchor keg beer is pasteurized.

Are most kegs pasteurized?

Most of the keg beer brewed and packaged outside the U.S. (Import beers), are heat pasteurized during packaging. This process kills off the bacteria that ferment and spoils the beer. Pasteurized draft beer kegs can be transported and stored at room temperature.

Is Miller High Life pasteurized?

Pasteurization & Packaging



Most domestic beer (Miller Lite, Miller High Life, etc.) is pasteurized once it’s been canned or bottled – a water-bath process that quickly heats the beer to approximately 140 degrees F for about 2-3 minutes.

Is Coors beer still unpasteurized?

Is Coors Still Unpasteurized? To the best of my knowledge, Coors Light (introduced in 1978) and Coors Banquet Beer are still cold-filtered and unpasteurized in the United States in 2020.