Originally Posted by Futureman
I'm glad this worked so well for you. May I ask how you introduced the gelatin into the secondary? Some suggest dissolving in water at 170 F and then cooling before poring into the secondary. I'm interested in what, precisely, you did. I have a lager in the primary now that will need considerable fining!
That's about what I did. I brought about 1.5 cups water to a boil (boiled off about 0.5 cup) then let it cool to... um... something hot. Can't remember exact temp. It might have been only 90-100 F. I don't think it's critical though... the instructions I received said to make sure the water was hot, in order for the gelatin to dissolve well. Just how hot may only be a matter of convenience.
Stirred it up till dissolved, then I let cool to 70'ish and poured into secondary. Went clear as a bell a day later.