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Old 02-16-2009, 06:18 PM   #1
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When using Irish moss, are there any other steps to take to make your beer clear?

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Old 02-16-2009, 06:22 PM   #2
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Crash cooling, finings, gelatin and filtering are all options.

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Old 02-16-2009, 07:33 PM   #3
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In the boil:

1. Irish Moss
2. Finings

In the secondary:

1. Crash cooling
2. Gelatin
3. Polyclar
4. Time

Pre- or At-bottling time: Gelatin (although I do not recommend it as it can be inadvertently drunk with your brew...YECH!!!))

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Don't forget a rapid cold break. I made an immersion chiller out of 33' of copper tubing that gets my wort (full boils) down to 70F in 8-9 minutes.

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Old 02-17-2009, 12:24 AM   #5
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