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  • Southeast Louisiana
  • Work,beer
  • Accountant
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  • The Gong Show, Becker, CSI, Frasier, Seinfeld
  • Wife got me interested. Did 3-4 kits, then went all grain. All S/S setup.
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  • Posted in thread: Beating a dead horse - gelatin on 11-10-2014 at 02:20 PM
    [QUOTE=Natdavis777;6491395]You can use your secondary to clear the beer. I wouldn't recommend
    adding the gelatin to the bottling bucket.Take your secondary vessel and and out intron the
    fridge, or gar...

  • Posted in thread: Beating a dead horse - gelatin on 10-26-2014 at 03:51 PM
    Unbelievable.Crashed to 35 F for 4 days, added gelatin, and overnight looked clear with the
    exception of little dots of gelatin in the column.After 2 days, Been doing it "wrong" for 10+
    years.This is ...

  • Posted in thread: Keg Force Carbing Methods Illustrated on 10-10-2014 at 06:27 PM
    If you pressure up on the tank for "X" number of days, then release the pressure and wait a
    couple of hours.Slowly increase the pressure from zero until you hear gas going into the keg.I
    believe this ...

  • Posted in thread: Super Agata - problems on 10-01-2014 at 01:55 PM
    I had a problem with some New Belgium bottles. The bottles were shorter than the standard 12
    ounce. To crimp the cap the vertical column would be forced to a forward angle. I used a 3/16"
    thick piece ...

  • Posted in thread: Super Agata - problems on 09-30-2014 at 04:03 PM
    Bolt it to a board that can be clamped down to the table/counter you are capping on.It is
    bolted down to a board - thick, heavy, very sturdy board.The vertical post leans forward on the
    downstroke and...

  • Posted in thread: Super Agata - problems on 09-30-2014 at 03:44 PM
    My capper leans forward when I cap bottles (12 oz.) and makes the bottle cap seat
    unevenly.Anyone else have this problem ?If so, any fixes ?Considered pushing back on the top of
    the bar that houses th...

  • Posted in thread: Beating a dead horse - gelatin on 09-28-2014 at 11:21 PM
    Gelatin works better in cold beer because proteins clump together in cold beer (chill haze),
    thus being easier to get and the weight of the clumps makes it fall easier to the bottom. It's
    like trying ...

  • Posted in thread: Beating a dead horse - gelatin on 09-27-2014 at 12:13 AM
    Use this process, it works:Bertus Brewery Clearing BeerThanks. I read that before, but read it
    more slowly this time and do see where adding the gelatin mixture to super-cold beer works the
    best. Than...

  • Posted in thread: Beating a dead horse - gelatin on 09-26-2014 at 02:39 PM
    How much gelatin are you guys adding, in how much water?I use 1 gram per gallon of beer in
    about 350 ml. of water.Boil water in Erlenmeyer flask with stir bar, let it cool down to 150 F,
    add gelatin a...

  • Posted in thread: Beating a dead horse - gelatin on 09-26-2014 at 02:10 PM
    Thanks to all for the responses.Brewing on Monday, and will cold crash to 35F for 2 days, then
    add gelatin.I also pull a sample in a 12" glass graduated cylinder to monitor how the
    clarification proce...

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