Logo
 
Sale & Clearance
Deal Of The Day
Beer Plate Filter Kit
FIL45B
In Stock
Delivers to ( change ) by as part of our Fast & Free Shipping.
Faster Shipping Available. Details.
Returns
60 day no hassle return policy. Details
Description

Most breweries and wineries use a large plate filter system to achieve clear product. Now you can do the same at home with two corny kegs. Our Beer and Wine Plate Filter Kit has a larger surface area, which means more yeast and particulate extraction than our cartridge filter, and comes with our plate filter, two disposable filter pads, tubing, flare fittings, and two flare beverage ball locks.  This kit works great as either a beer or wine filter, but you may want to use different pads depending on the results you're hoping to achieve.

Each filtering session requires two pads at a time, and each pad must be the same micron to work. The beer or wine is pushed out of the keg and into the housing at 5 PSI, where it passes on either side of the filter housing, then gets forced from the center through the pads, where it is then pushed out into your clean keg. The rough sides of both filters should be facing each other on the inside of the filter, so the smooth sides face outward.

Download the FIL45B instructions here.

Each filter pad set is good for approximately 5 gallons of beer when the beer has been filtered by the previous size pads or you are starting with the rough filters. These pads are not designed to be back flushed and reused and should be used in one session.

California Recipients: See Proposition 65 Information
 
Item # FIL45B
Shipping Eligible for Free Shipping Program
Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 2LBS
Community Q&A

Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
Browse 1 question Browse 1 question and 3 answers
Why did you choose this?
MoreFlavor Store
Didn't realize this existed...exactly what I need
Hal S on Apr 17, 2018
I went to Sierra Nevada and want my beers to be filtered closer to their level
John Ciesluk on Mar 8, 2018
Didn't realize this existed...exactly what I need
Hal S on Apr 17, 2018
for experimental wine batches
I went to Sierra Nevada and want my beers to be filtered closer to their level
John Ciesluk on Mar 8, 2018
for experimental wine batches
Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
30 Reviews
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Stars
15
8
2
1
4
Cleared my IPA extremely well
I was hesitant to get this, but took a chance on it plus some 1 micron filters. First off, the box had clearly been opened previously, but everything was inside and in good, unused order. First impression: NYLON TUBING! Yuck. Also, missing 2 hose clamps. This set up was quickly remedied by silicone tubing and a few more clamps from my stash. Now, no kinking stinking nylon. Into the garbage that went. Also, I am pin lock, not ball lock. EZ fix, but now I have 3 ball lock liquid connections I don't need. SHOULD BE AN OPTION ON THIS!
Next I soaked the whole rig in Starsan. Then I followed the directions to run distilled water through the filters, no leaks. I had cold crashed my IPA the day before, and transferred it through the filter. Took about an hour of messing with it all, but the only leak was stopped by a gentle turn of the fasteners. Beer came out clearer than I have ever achieved in 6 days. Awesome! The filters were full of stuff I don't want in my beer. Downside: adds extra time to kegging, and uses up CO2. Filters are an added cost to brewing. But I will continue to use it for non Hefe's, porters, stouts, etc. Glad I finally got this. More Beer should offer options like silicone tubing and pin or ball lock.
BOTTOM LINE: WORTH THE MONEY AND TIME.
February 22, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Works Great / Easy to Setup and Use
No leaks, hassles or drama after several uses. Wish I bought this sooner.

Read the instructions carefully and do what they say and set up is easy, and no leaks, even at higher pressures. Sanitization is a lot easier than I thought it would be.

My process is to cold crash and maybe fine as before and then transfer from carboy to keg (as before) but through the filter using POLISH pads only. Transfer time through polish pads is about 15-25 min (instructions say it can be up to an hour).

- Beer is crystal clear
- No sediment in bottles that have been sitting around for a while
- I can get the last drops out of a carboy and still have a crystal clear keg
- Problems w/ gout are better -- (not sure if this is due to the filter or not)

A great tool for those who place an importance on clear beer.

December 28, 2016
It works...
The filter works alright but will leak if not used carefully.
May 27, 2015
Clear beer is always an option with this tool!
Another of the "what took me so long?" purchases. This plate filter worked very well, and although there is a little leakage (as noted in the enclosed literature), it was minimal and nothing a conveniently placed towel couldn't handle. Easy to dismantle and reassemble. I soaked mine in Iodophor, and used a weak solution to sanitize the filters as well. This is a must have tool!
May 27, 2015
Clears the beer well
I have had some minor problems with lleaking, and the process is slow...but is does the job. Also, have never noticed any carry over filter taste going into the beer
May 8, 2015
Good filter, don't rush
I bought two of these and run them in series so I can coarse filter and fine filter at the same time. My meads come out brilliantly clear. Let your beer or wine settle or cold crash them to let most of the sediment settle. I filtered a young wine that was hazy without cold crashing and filtration significantly slowed as the first filter almost clogged. Take your time and tighten the nuts evenly according to the instructions or you will have leaks.
April 5, 2015
Awesome Product
Works as expected. If you are unsure how to use it, listen to the Brew Strong podcast about filtering on the Brewing Network and hear how Mike "Tasty" McDole uses the same setup. It does take some time and patience, but 30 minutes is a hell of a lot faster than the weeks that it would take to clear without filtering. Highly recommended.
December 15, 2014
Piece of garbage
Oh man, where do I start with this piece of crap? First of all, this is the single WORST piece of homebrewing equipment I have ever received. I'm so angry at it right this moment that I will simply list things that it does or doesn't do:

- It doesn't run beer through it hardly at all.
- It tears filters even at 5 psi, with the coarsest of filters.
- It jams up.
- It leaks no matter how tight you make it with a low psi.
- Instructions are abominable.
- The hoses come with built-in kinks which slows down the already gruelingly slow process.
- The differences between filters? I see none other than the texture looking slightly different. The instructions are also INCREDIBLY vague on how to use them. "Coarse side facing inward." BOTH SIDES ARE COARSE.

I wouldn't even GIVE this thing away. DO NOT BUY! I read the negative reviews and thought, "These people just must be dumb. There's no way it's that bad." I owe all the negative reviewers on this product a very profound apology. This thing is junk, and I'd want my money back, but it's probably too late.
December 3, 2014
Great and really Easy
Let me start by saying I considered on and off about purchasing these filter, mainly because all the old reviews are great but the last few terrible .. implied things had changed, so I emailed Moorebeer prior to purchase to ask the questions about why ? The response I got was a slightly puzzled person from more beer that could not explain, and confirmed they are the same for the last 2 years always and white filter paper (somebody said brown in one review). So one night after a few beer ... I purchased ..

Well I have to say I am so happy, the plate filter is really easy, actually REALLY EASY to use. I just followed the instruction but sure things were the right way around.. The only thing I did different was I used the "polish" filter straight away instead of doing rough etc .. I did this as it was a clean pils that I had cold crashed for 48 hours.

This filter was fantastic the beer that came out was "crystal clear" and tasted great even though I have not carbonated yet .. The filter took 25-35 min and I did not supervise, and total leakage would be less than 1/3 a glass, if that. The filter did slow down for the last 20% as I guess the filter had more junk on it, but it still went well.

In summary ... Easy, and compared to my other filter (the standard type) it will never be used again, and is on its way to ebay as I speak.

May 11, 2014
Works for me..
The filter system seems to work great for me. Have only had a small leak on one of the approximately 12 times I've used it. Setup not difficult. Clears the beer well.
May 2, 2014