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Re: fining with gelatin-impact or not on head
« Reply #30 on: March 08, 2016, 08:58:31 am »

Yeah 1 tablespoon, which seems like a lot every time I do it. I plan to scale it back, starting with 1/2 teaspoon and definitely using RO water.

Any kettle fining Jesse?


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No kettle fining. Mainly because I agitate the chiller and it would negate that anyway.
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Re: fining with gelatin-impact or not on head
« Reply #31 on: March 08, 2016, 09:09:26 am »
Ken, how much gelatin do you use?
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Re: fining with gelatin-impact or not on head
« Reply #32 on: March 08, 2016, 09:31:28 am »
1/2 whirlfloc, and 1 teaspoon.


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Re: fining with gelatin-impact or not on head
« Reply #33 on: March 08, 2016, 09:49:06 am »
1/2 whirlfloc, and 1 teaspoon.

Same.
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Re: fining with gelatin-impact or not on head
« Reply #34 on: March 08, 2016, 11:22:12 pm »
Many of us would be on a strict liquid diet if it weren't for pretzels.

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Re: fining with gelatin-impact or not on head
« Reply #35 on: March 09, 2016, 04:24:18 am »
1/2 whirlfloc, and 1 teaspoon.

Same.
In what batch size (vol. in ferm.)?

for about 5.5-6gal wort in carboy...depending.
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Re: fining with gelatin-impact or not on head
« Reply #36 on: March 09, 2016, 05:28:43 am »
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Re: fining with gelatin-impact or not on head
« Reply #37 on: March 09, 2016, 09:27:44 am »
1/2 whirlfloc, and 1 teaspoon.

Same.
In what batch size (vol. in ferm.)?
OK.  I've been using a whole whirlfloc for 5.5 gal.  I'll have to try 1/2 tablet.

Also, I've been using 1/2 teaspoon gelatin and getting brilliant beer.


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Re: fining with gelatin-impact or not on head
« Reply #38 on: March 09, 2016, 07:51:31 pm »
FWIT - I used to use gelatin in my secondary fermentor.  I quit using it and the head on my beers (brewed from extract and adjuncts) became much more creamy and lasted much longer.