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Old 03-06-2013, 07:06 PM   #1
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so im transfering my beer from the carboy to the bottling bucket.. and looks like ive got some hop flakes in while i siphoned... is this ok to bottle still???


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Old 03-06-2013, 07:10 PM   #2
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Should be fine as long as you are ok with a few particles in your beer. It won't affect the flavor or anything.

If you are worried, cover your bottling bucket with something sanitized and cold crash the beer for 12-24 hours then bottle... that will help drop out the rest of the particles

If you have already primed, it should be a big issue, just once you bottle make sure the bottles sit in the mid 60s to carb up.

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It's fine. It'll settle out in the bottom with the spent yeast, and you can just pour off of the debris.

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thanks guys!
I had a freak out, but once i started bottling, you were right it all just settled on the sides of the bucket.

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You can always do the nylon filter on the end of the racking cane when dealing with a lot of hop debris..
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/filt...ml#post4959703

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