Polyclar comparison

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jacksonbrown

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Finally took some pics. I don't think they're quite as clear as I'd like, but in the light, the one with polyclar looks a lot clearer. The worst part about all this is that SWMBO is sick, meaning I have to drink them both! :cross:

No fining:::With Polyclar


No Fining:::With Polyclar
 

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how much do you use? mine just arrived and ive seenw hat it does. Gnarly protein breaks\

those look delicious
 

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And this is evidence supporting polyclar? Maybe I just can't tell from the pictures, but the difference looks small and the one with polyclar is still far from clear. What's the recipe?

When I extract brewed (and on occasion still do) I didn't care about clarity. AG and kegging have spoiled me though. Once I got a really clear one I wanted more.

And did SWMBO hand model those or do you just really need to cut your nails?:p
 
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Yeah, that' swmbo, and I know, they're crappy pics. But the one with polyclar really is clear, I can see right through it.
 
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Here we go, this one is much better. It's the same beer as above, with polyclar, just better lighting. You can see all the junk on my desk behind it!

 
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As a fining agent, probably. But at least I can say there are no hooves in my beer :)
 

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I thought gelatin was ineffective against chill haze. I know from experience (and a recent BYO article) that isinglass works on chill haze too, just takes a little longer.
 

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Polyclar works great. It also drops some tannins from your beer so use it in an appropriate style ( as you did ).

Most breweries and wineries that use polyclar will remove it ( the polyclar ) via filtration. PVPP has an FCC status apparently but...

Basically it is probably the best fining agent for truly finishing a beer as it is available in different molecular weights to address proteins, tannins... haze etc.
 

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Seriously? As in, it emits radio waves that could interfere with something?
Seriously, as it looks as if it has FCC= Food Codex Chemical status. But last night I drank an IPA that was cleared with Polyclar and I heard a radio station from Belgium playing in my head...

But then again I just got a new filling in my tooth so all is good.

I need to go and repair my tinfoil hat I guess..

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And Gila removes the reason for this post... damn you
 
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