Topic: Clarity

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Filtering Homebrew

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The first question that really should be answered is why do brewers filter beer? Some brewers filter beer to make it clear and pretty, some filter beer so that they don’t have to wait weeks for yeast to settle out and want the yeast out for flavor reasons, others use sterile filtration to guard against


Irish Moss Substitutes

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The Wiz answers a question about brewing with seaweed rather than Irish moss.


Trub in the secondary fermenter

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Most small cylindroconical tanks have two ports on the bottom; one on the side of the cone and one on the bottom. The upper port is used to rack beer out of the tank above the sediment layer. Some racking ports have a curved arm that can be rotated to change the location of the


Fining Agents: Tips from the Pros

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Beer clarity can be improved by adding various fining agents. Two pros discuss their favorite fining agents for making lovely lagers and awesome ales.


Gelatin fining naturally conditioned beer

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Fining is one of those brewing practices that takes some “touch and feel” to perfect. Not all beers respond equally to finings, regardless of the type. That’s because the components in the beer affected by finings, primarily protein, yeast and polyphenols vary in composition. This is especially true of yeast because different strains vary in


Beer Clarity: Tips from the Pros

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Cloudy or clear — those are your choices for the appearance of your beer. The pros tell you how to achieve either, as your style demands.


How Clear is Your Beer?

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Bring clarity to your beer.


Yeast off-flavors and clarifying beer?

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One of the best ways for homebrewers to clarify beer is to simply move the carboy to a refrigerator and hold it cold (38° F is ideal)for at least a week. Chilling accomplishes several important things. The most obvious effect of chilling is that a big portion of the total yeast in suspension will “flocculate”


Fining Beer Techniques

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Hazed and confused about cloudy beer?  Read on…


Just Fine!

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If you have a batch of beer that just won’t clear, all is not lost. Use one of these fining agents.


How to Remove Trub

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Creating a clear beer without filtering is a matter of using simple methods to reduce the amount of trub that remains in your brew.


Practical Guide to Filtration

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One of the first differences beginning brewers may notice between their creations and commercial beer is clarity — or a lack thereof. I can remember when I’d sometimes run across a slightly


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