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Old 02-01-2013, 08:33 PM   #1
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Default Can I use gelatin in the keg?

Hey guys, I tried to look for a conclusive thread on here but couldnt find one. I am wondering if I can rack my beer from the primary into a keg, add gelatin, put keg in the kegerator for 2 weeks before serving, and then be able to drink from this same keg without having bits of gelatin wind up in every pint? I just dont want to have to crash cool my carboys because of the suck-back factor. I would much rather crash cool in the keg since it is not an issue. Any insight would be very much appreciated!

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Old 02-02-2013, 12:19 PM   #2
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Yes, the first couple of pints will be "chunky", but after that you should be fine.

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You can easily eliminate the suckback factor by covering the tops of your carboys with sanitized aluminum foil. Easy fix.

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Wouldnt it be bad to take out the airlock and allow air to get in post fermentation? I would imagine that oxidation/infection risks go way up.

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