Brewers Compass®

The best performing, all-in-one classical enzyme for barley brewing

Brewers Compass® allows brewers to brew with locally sourced raw materials

Brewers Compass® is DSM’s high performance brewing enzyme allowing brewers to increase the adjunct level in their beers while keeping taste the same.

Brewers Compass® is an optimized liquid enzyme blend that is added at the start of mashing for applications where 20% to 100% barley is used. It complements the enzymes present in barley (mainly _-amylase and exo-peptidase) and provides all other enzymes required for effective barley brewing in one liquid product. Its unique composition contains an optimized mix of _-amylases, endo-protease, beta-glucanases, and hemicellulases.

Our unique enzyme removes your need for consistent high-quality malt by replacing it with barley or other raw materials like rice or cassava: A flexible, versatile – and less expensive - alternative.

By using Brewers Compass®, you can achieve a high-quality beer with great foam, taste and clarity… and with the cost benefits of using unmalted barley in beer as a replacement for a percentage of malt range from 20%-100% with barley grist.


Produce high quality beers with locally available raw materials.

Cost savings

Brew high-quality beers with up to 100% barley.

High yield

Results in low wort viscosity and high wort and beer filterability.

Easy to use

Simply add to the mash tun at the start of mashing.


Reduce carbon footprint resulting from malting process.

Sustainable brewing

Brewing barley with Brewers Compass® also helps you improve sustainability. When brewing 100% barley using this solution, the carbon footprint savings are typically over 60kg CO2 per T of barley used. Or to put that another way, if all the world’s brewers used this product to substitute malted barley for unmalted barley the carbon emission reductions would equal 768,000 trips around the world…

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