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Offline greyghost

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Gelatin Finings
« on: May 06, 2012, 09:40:11 PM »
I would like to know how to use Gelatin Finings. I have a Pliny the Elder in the secondary and with all the dry hops I'm afraid I will not be able to get them all to settle out. Any info on the proper procedure that will help will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Gelatin Finings
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2012, 10:44:03 PM »
If you keg, use it like this:

1. Sprinkle 1 tsp of powdered gelatin (knox brand from the supermarket works well) in a small coffee mug of cool water and wait 20 minutes.

2. Microwave the cup of water and gelatin for 1 min and stir to dissolve.

3. Wait until lukewarm, then add to a cold keg of beer.

4. After a day or two, the beer should be much clearer.

If you don't keg, then do this:

1. Sprinkle 1 tsp of powdered gelatin (knox brand from the supermarket works well) in a small coffee mug of cool water and wait 20 minutes.

2. Microwave the cup of water and gelatin for 1 min and stir to dissolve.

3. Wait until lukewarm, then add to a cold-crashed fermenter.

4. Wait 3-5 days before racking to a bottling bucket or otherwise bottling.

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Re: Gelatin Finings
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2012, 01:44:16 PM »
Thank You very much skyler.   :)