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Old 11-21-2010, 03:25 PM   #11
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It really doesn't matter either way.

Some dump everything in, without straining, just pour it in the bucket or in the funnel....Some use a big strainer that fit in the funnel for a carboy, or a sanitized 5 gallon nylon paint strainer bag in the bucket...

I have done it all ways. It really doesn't matter...anything will settle.

In other words, there is no wrong way to do it, or better way, or way that will make the best beer...they all work...the choice is what will work the best for you. That's how you develop you own unique brewing process. By trying all ways and deciding what works best for you.

What I do with my IC, is chill the wort, then I lean the bottom of my autosiphon about two coils up from the bottom on the metal of the siphon. That rests it above most of the break material and trub, then I rack it to the fermenter until I'm down to that and carefully lower the siphon down into the gunk, just trying to get as much of the wort as possible without letting in the hops and break matter.

But pretty much up until I got my immersion chiller for christmas last year I just dumped for the majority of my batches. And I still managed to do well in contests...

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Old 11-21-2010, 03:48 PM   #12
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I don't think it matters too much. I used to just dump it all into the primary but started looking for ways to produce a clearer beer so, I started straining into my primary. As far as the taste of the end product? I don't notice a difference between whether I have trub in the primary or not....
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That study showed turb to be free yeast nutrient and not filtering it (and even not vorlaufing) to have no negative effects on the final beer.
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