Originally Posted by MattsFlyShop
Well, afer listening to many experienced brewers, I will not be filtering this Brown Ale, I'll syphon the beer off of the trub into a secondary after a week or so in my garage, calculate the priming sugar and bottle 4 gal. instead of 5...cut my losses. I learned the importance of patience and proper equipment. Grain and hop bags from now on.
are you actually going to give up a fill gallon of beer in order to avoid the trub?
no way i would ever do that. i would get every drop i could out of primary, and then worry about the trub in secondary later.
but there is no chance i would ever give up 20% of my beer