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Old 08-23-2010, 09:49 PM   #1
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Default forgot whirfloc in boil, can i add it now?

so i forgot to add the whirfloc tablet into the boil. If I dissolved it and threw it in when I move to the secondary fermenter would this make any sort of difference at all? I realized I forgot to do this with last batch too and it's very cloudy not sure if all the cloudiness is owed to this missed step.


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Old 08-23-2010, 10:20 PM   #2
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No. IIRC, it needs the heat of the boil in order to react with the proteins.

You can always use gelatin; there are numerous articles here mentioning how to use it (never done it myself).
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