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Old 01-09-2009, 03:24 AM   #1
Dec 2008
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I was so excited about making a batch of some heff I didnt and the clairifier at the last five minutes of the boil.Will it affect the taste.I came home today to a plugged airlock.I threw a towel over it and bled off the pressure and hooked up a blow off tube.I used a carboy this time so I could see the yeast in action.

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Old 01-09-2009, 03:25 AM   #2
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Eh, it's a hefe. Shouldn't be clear anyhow. And no, it won't affect the taste. You're good.

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Old 01-09-2009, 03:52 AM   #3
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RDWHAHB! No worries.

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Old 01-09-2009, 10:39 AM   #4
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yup it's only to clarify wont hurt the taste at all

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Old 01-09-2009, 05:59 PM   #5
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I purposely dont' add any irish moss products to wheat beers such as a hefe.

Wheat beers aren't supposed to be clear, you did fine.

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Old 01-09-2009, 06:13 PM   #6
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I also never add whirfloc or irish moss to my wheat beers. They are supposed to be cloudy unless you are trying to make a kristalweizen.

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