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Old 11-27-2007, 02:41 AM   #1
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What are the rules about adding Irish Moss while my beer is in secondary?



 
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Old 11-27-2007, 02:45 AM   #2
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Rule #1.
Don't.

Irish moss works in the boil, it won't do anything in secondary. If you need to clarify beyond what occurs naturally (it is, remember, a clearing tank), use gelatin, or I think polycar and Isinglass will work in the secondary.
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Old 11-27-2007, 03:35 PM   #3
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Ditto, the protein binding only occurs at high temperatures. At low temperatures, carrageenan is a thickener.
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