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Chill Haze

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Rob Metzger asks,
Q

I’m new to all-grain brewing. I have a 10-gallon (38L) cooler as a mash/lauter tun and get a fair amount of chill haze in my beers. My typical process is two weeks in primary, two in secondary, and two bottle conditioning. I then chill and serve. Is there something I can do to reduce or eliminate the chill haze without a large investment in more brewing equipment?

A
I am one of those brewers who believe in sticking to the fundamentals of brewing and then bringing in special tools and brewing aids only after knowing that the fundamentals are being
Response by Ashton Lewis.