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Old 02-07-2013, 11:44 PM   #1
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Why is my double IPA so damn murky? I've filtered out as much as I can but it isn't enough. I was going to bottle, but don't really want to bottle something that looks like this, unless it will clear up.

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Old 02-07-2013, 11:46 PM   #2
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Why is my double IPA so damn murky? I've filtered out as much as I can but it isn't enough. I was going to bottle, but don't really want to bottle something that looks like this, unless it will clear up.
Wow.

Process? Recipe? How old is the beer?
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:02 AM   #3
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Wow.

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http://hopville.com/recipe/994249
Essentially this. My hop schedule was slightly different and I dry hopped with 1oz simcoe, 1oz centennial and 1oz mosaic.
It's been 3 weeks and some days.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:14 AM   #4
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Did you leave it in primary the entire time, what temp was it fermented at, did you rack out ALL the liquid including trub???

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Old 02-08-2013, 12:20 AM   #5
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Give er time, either in fermenter or bottles, she'll clear.....

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Old 02-08-2013, 12:24 AM   #6
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You could throw it in a secondary with gelatin for a few days before bottling.

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Yea man, be patient! Letting it sit for a few weeks in the primary will clear it right up!!

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Old 02-08-2013, 12:24 AM   #8
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Did you leave it in primary the entire time, what temp was it fermented at, did you rack out ALL the liquid including trub???
I moved it to the secondary after two weeks. It was at about 68 degrees. I tried to get as little of the trub as possible, I'm guessing some got through.
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Will it clear up if I bottle now? I really don't feel like sanitizing 50 bottles again.

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Yeah if its trub or yeast it will settle. Do you think it could be starch from incomplete conversion during the mash? You can test with iodine if you've got it.

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