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  1. willbrown1020

    When to add campden and when to clarify?

    Hello all, When do I add the campden tablets to my newly racked mead of 5 gallons. I also have potassium sorbate but I think I’m supposed to add it when I bottle it. I also have clarification liquids called super-kleer kc finings. So when do I add the 3 of these items? Campden first, then...
  2. G

    First Milk Stout, Do I clarify?

    Hi all, This is my first time brewing a Milk Stout, therefore using Lactose. Is it wise to clarify this brew (Gelatin), or will I end up removing the Lactose?
  3. M

    Clarifying with acid?

    New mazer here brewing my first batch of mead. Yesterday I added an acid blend (North Mountain; 50% malic, 40% citric, and 10% tartaric) to my carboy. After experimenting with the flavor, I ended up adding 14.5 tsp to a carboy with approximately 5.5 gallons of mead. When checking on the carboy...
  4. R

    Clarifying my beer

    Hello all, I am almost a newbie brewing Beer. I have done about 5 batches across several years, so I am not that experienced. Almost all of them have been a 1 gallon beer using a kit which contains all the ingredients and instructions. I have noticed that in all the cases my beer is hazy, not...
  5. S

    Forgot to add whirl floc

    We made a stupid mistake on our last brew: forgot to add whirl floc near the end of the boil. The plan is for two dry hops: one in the fermenter; the other when we transfer the beer to kegs. But to make matters worse, the yeast is "medium to low" flocculation. Other forum members say that the...
  6. B

    Questions about juice efficiency

    Hello HBT community, This site and its community is fantastic and has been a staple in my research when brewing and vinting, so thank you all! I looked pretty hard to find info before posting, but I haven’t had much luck. I’m seeking any intel you folks might have on the following: What is...
  7. Smitty

    Homebrew Clarity

    Hello everyone. Complete rookie to the homebrew world, just started my first ever this morning. Thought I'd try a Mexican Cerveza kit from Brewhouse. My question is about clarity after bottling. The store I purchased from sold me a product called Turbo Clear. After reading about this at home, my...
  8. Lucille's Daddy

    Irish Moss

    So, it seems that Irish Moss is derived from the seaweed Chondrus crispus. It just so happens that I've got quite a bit of Gracilaria growing on my oyster farm. They're both sometimes known as Irish Moss, but the first of the two is known to be used for home brewing. They're both...