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Old 04-05-2012, 03:16 AM   #1
Brewing... could anything be better?
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Jan 2012
Parkersburg, WV
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I'm trying to bottle a batch of beer, it's dry hopped out the wazoo with whole leaf hops (floating free in the carboy) I cannot get the beer out and I've tried 3 auto syphons and even tried turning it on it's side only to achieve upsetting a perfectly happy yeast cake. seriously not a happy guy right now.
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Old 04-05-2012, 03:20 AM   #2
Dec 2011
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Did you try put the end in a hop bag?

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Old 04-05-2012, 03:23 AM   #3
May 2011
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If you have a nylon hop bag - or even a pair of nylon stockings - cut a square ~5 inches on a side, sanitized it and a small rubber band, then rubber-band the nylon mesh over the auto syphon tip. Once you have it secure, slide the cloth/rubber band down so the material is loose around the tip to maximize the filter area, then start syphoning...


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