Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > Random idea
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-04-2013, 10:26 PM   #1
NativeSun
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: , New Jersey
Posts: 186
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default Random idea

So I've bottled my beer and when I looked at it in the light I see a small amount of floating stuff..hops sludge from the bottom? Or yeast? Whatever it is, I know I probably messed up with the siphon. I put it too far in the bucket..DOH!!

But when It comes time to open it up in a month is there anyway I can pour the beer over the nylon sock slowly into one bottle or cup and catch the remaining floating stuff and not ruin the taste of the beer? Just throwing an idea out there

__________________

NJ Beer Connoisseur

NativeSun is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-04-2013, 10:32 PM   #2
davekippen
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
davekippen's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Grand Ledge, MI
Posts: 1,249
Liked 160 Times on 123 Posts
Likes Given: 417

Default

Most of it will settle once you chill them for a few days. The longer the chill, the more will settle. Just pour carefully. Drink whatever chunks came out, they wont hurt ya!!

But to answer your question, you can pour your beer through whatever you want. I imagine it will really aerate alot and will probably foam like crazy though.

__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by JonM View Post
Zombie yeast wants graaaaaaaiiins!!!!!!
Hit me on Untappd https://untappd.com/user/davekippen
davekippen is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-04-2013, 10:32 PM   #3
mcwilcr
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Posts: 885
Liked 78 Times on 61 Posts
Likes Given: 42

Default

if you just bottled your beer within the last couple of days there is fermentation going on inside them. this will put remnant hop residue and yeast in suspension. you are always going to have some particles in any beer that is not filtered and more often than not even more in bottle conditioned beer. the good news is, when you refrigerate the beer before you crack one open most of those particles will fall out of suspension and when you pour a glass just leave a little bit behind.

__________________
mcwilcr is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-04-2013, 10:33 PM   #4
JonM
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
JonM's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Milwaukee
Posts: 4,573
Liked 848 Times on 584 Posts
Likes Given: 72

Default

All that stuff will sink. Just pour slowly, watch the beer through the glass as it pours, and stop pouring when the little swirl of floaties approaches the neck. You'll lose maybe a tablespoon of beer, but that's just part of the bottle conditioning process.

You can drink it, too. It won't hurt ya, but might make you a little fartsy. Cheers!

__________________
Who is this Rorschach guy? And why did he paint so many pictures of my parents fighting?
JonM is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-04-2013, 10:34 PM   #5
E-Mursed
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Westland, MI
Posts: 893
Liked 110 Times on 65 Posts
Likes Given: 10

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NativeSun View Post
But when It comes time to open it up in a month is there anyway I can pour the beer over the nylon sock slowly into one bottle or cup and catch the remaining floating stuff and not ruin the taste of the beer? Just throwing an idea out there
You can do it.
It won't make a bit of difference in the taste of your beer, since your beer has been sitting on it since day one.

But I would highly recommend not doing it in front of someone who has never tried a homebrew before.
It would seriously make me hesitant to try your beer if you did that in front of me.
__________________
Schöne Blondine Brauerei
Closed-System Pressurized Fermentation - the future of homebrewing today...!!!

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” – Leonardo da Vinci
"A set back is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently" - Henry Ford
E-Mursed is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Random idea: hops in my stainless mesh tea ball? Leeb General Techniques 6 09-22-2011 11:07 AM
Great Idea, Regular Idea, or Terrible Idea? BrewRI General Beer Discussion 25 04-23-2010 06:19 PM
Full boils and Late Additions? Good idea/Bad idea? duffman2 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 12-02-2009 10:29 PM
Idea for a rather random Swap IrregularPulse Sampling and Critiquing and Beer Swapping 20 10-14-2008 01:41 PM
any idea??? - (random ingredient list, want help w/recipe) Fitz Extract Brewing 9 05-21-2008 09:41 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS