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Offline sdevries42

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Filtration systems
« on: March 31, 2014, 07:40:42 AM »
Anyone have recommendations for good ways to filter hop and grain particles out of the wort after the boil prior to transfer to the primary fermenter? I have just been draining off the liquid so far which has left a lot of remaining sediment.

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Re: Filtration systems
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2014, 08:12:33 AM »
A large kitchen strainer will work, especially if you are going into a bucket.
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Re: Filtration systems
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2014, 06:17:39 PM »
Just whirlpool and let the kettle settle for 10 minutes. no need straining or filtering. Just no need at all! A little sediment will not affect the flavor.

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Re: Filtration systems
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2014, 03:39:44 AM »
I put a sanitized paint strainer bag inside my fermenter and drain the kettle into the fermenter.  Then pull the strainer out and let it drain a bit into the fermenter.  Works well.  You can get the strainer bags cheap at home depot or Lowes.  They can be reused too.

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Re: Filtration systems
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2014, 04:54:43 AM »
I put a sanitized paint strainer bag inside my fermenter and drain the kettle into the fermenter.  Then pull the strainer out and let it drain a bit into the fermenter.  Works well.  You can get the strainer bags cheap at home depot or Lowes.  They can be reused too.

+1.  Works well.
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