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Offline hospter81

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cold crash question
« on: October 07, 2013, 12:06:21 PM »
Hi! is there a big difference if i cold crash at 35ºF instead of 32ºF to precipitate all the yeast, proteins and quit the cold haze? what is the recommended time to do it?

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Re: cold crash question
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2013, 12:44:13 PM »
Hi! is there a big difference if i cold crash at 35ºF instead of 32ºF to precipitate all the yeast, proteins and quit the cold haze? what is the recommended time to do it?

thanks!

can you get to 32? if so I would go for it. if not 35 will work just fine. I usually try to let it go at least 2 days but a week is better.

There is actually math you can do to determine when the finest particles will get from the top of the fermenter to the bottom but I don't remember what it actually is.
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