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Old 09-26-2008, 03:23 PM   #1
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I've just dropped a partial-grain Saison into my 5gal glass carboy for the 3 month nap. It's really cloudy. I would like to clarify it to give it a more authentic look.

It's been in the carboy for only a couple of weeks now, but my question is what can I drop in to clear it at this point, without killing fermentation, and when would be the best time to do it this far into the process?



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Old 09-26-2008, 03:25 PM   #2
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Just let it sit It will clarify once fermentation is done and the yeast starts to clean up
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Old 09-26-2008, 04:10 PM   #3
Sep 2008
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I agree, from my experience, usually about 4 weeks after the start of the fermentation should see things clear up. Remember you're looking at what is effectively a giant glass, so you are trying to look through a lot more beer than if you were judging clarity on a pint. Consequently, what might look hazy in the carboy might appear crystal clear in a glass.

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