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Re: Bright Tank
« Reply #15 on: July 10, 2011, 11:52:02 PM »
Instead of cutting your dip tube, attach about 4 inches of flex tubing to the end of your dip tube so it lays on the bottom and makes a U turn about 1 inch above the bottom.

When you transfer your beer you will leave 1 inch at the bottom without scattering the sediment into solution. Assuming you are using a Corny keg as a secondary, put the flex tubing on the dip tube when you first transfer the beer into your secondary keg.
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Re: Bright Tank
« Reply #16 on: July 11, 2011, 12:01:56 AM »
You can always add some gelatin as soon as you get to your destination to aid in clarifying the beer.

if you do this, please notify anyone you think might be a vegetarian as some of them won't want to ingest anything made with it. My wife went veg a year ago so i'm just alittle more aware of stuff like this now.

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Re: Bright Tank
« Reply #17 on: July 11, 2011, 12:44:00 PM »
Tofu finings? (recovering vegetarian.....2001-2010)
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Re: Bright Tank
« Reply #18 on: July 11, 2011, 01:23:57 PM »
I would just blow off a few ounces to get the sediment right around the dip tube, then rack it to another keg for transport. It should work just fine. :)

This is the correct answer!  Don't mutilate your poor keg!

And you'll avoid explaining to the guy who would have had the last beer why he can't have it because you shortened the dip tube.
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Re: Bright Tank
« Reply #19 on: July 11, 2011, 01:42:21 PM »
I would just blow off a few ounces to get the sediment right around the dip tube, then rack it to another keg for transport. It should work just fine. :)

This is the correct answer!  Don't mutilate your poor keg!

And you'll avoid explaining to the guy who would have had the last beer why he can't have it because you shortened the dip tube.

Or tell him that he has to use a long straw to suck out the last pint...mmm...with a shot of yeast sediment for the chaser.  ;D

Good to see you posting Jim!
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Re: Bright Tank
« Reply #20 on: July 13, 2011, 04:07:17 PM »
Or tell him that he has to use a long straw to suck out the last pint...mmm...with a shot of yeast sediment for the chaser.  ;D

Good to see you posting Jim!

Was it in "Brew like a Monk" where I read that some purists will have a shot of yeast cake next to their Trappist ale?
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Re: Bright Tank
« Reply #21 on: July 13, 2011, 06:07:34 PM »
Or tell him that he has to use a long straw to suck out the last pint...mmm...with a shot of yeast sediment for the chaser.  ;D

Good to see you posting Jim!

Was it in "Brew like a Monk" where I read that some purists will have a shot of yeast cake next to their Trappist ale?

I think your right about that...never tried to do it but there's a first time for everything.   ;)
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Re: Bright Tank
« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2011, 09:20:11 PM »
Or tell him that he has to use a long straw to suck out the last pint...mmm...with a shot of yeast sediment for the chaser.  ;D

Good to see you posting Jim!

Was it in "Brew like a Monk" where I read that some purists will have a shot of yeast cake next to their Trappist ale?

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