Originally Posted by ryno327
Do you skim off the hot break?
Nope - it settles to the bottom of the kettle while the immersion chiller does its thing. Any break material that makes it into the fermenter settles to the bottom after active fermentation dies down.
I have a batch of Biermuncher's Centennial Blonde in the fermenter right now - there's a lot of clumpy gunk at the bottom, but the beer is brilliantly clear.