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Old 04-02-2007, 07:48 PM   #11
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My first brew I just dumped into the fermenter and it turned out just fine.
After I've finished cooling the wort in the boil kettle I stir the wort for a few minutes then let it sit for a while to let the hops settle out. Then I just siphon to the fermenter using my autosiphon, leaving the trub behind.

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Old 04-02-2007, 09:37 PM   #12
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i thought you would want to aerate it more by dumping it in? No?
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Old 04-02-2007, 10:28 PM   #13
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If you don't want to stretch a larger strainer over the fermenter, this works great for me. Same principal, but a gentle siphon is less likely (I may be wrong) to force residue through the mesh than a more forceful dump.

1 gallon Paint strainer from Lowes. 2 for $3.00

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