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by guypettigrew
Fri Apr 02, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Beer clearing time
Replies: 15
Views: 991

Re: Beer clearing time

Mine's in a barrel.

Perhaps I should just be patient!

The difficulty is, though, I don't want to start a second brew before at least tasting the first.

Guy
by guypettigrew
Fri Apr 02, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Beer clearing time
Replies: 15
Views: 991

Re: Beer clearing time

So, should I go and get some finings, or should I just leave the beer until it clears?

If finings are a good idea, what sort should I get, please?

Guy
by guypettigrew
Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:50 am
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Beer clearing time
Replies: 15
Views: 991

Re: Beer clearing time

Real ale does have sediment in it, and ferments in the cask to produce more. That's what brings it up to condition. The secret of the fast clearing is isinglass finings put in by the brewery. Rolling the casks distributes the finings, which then drop taking the yeast with them . :wink: When I bough...
by guypettigrew
Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:21 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Beer clearing time
Replies: 15
Views: 991

Beer clearing time

Why do homebrews take so long to clear?

At lunchtime I was chatting to the bloke who runs one of my local pubs.

The beers are delivered to him, he rolls them about in the cellar, then serves them completely clear 24-48 hours later.

In homebrew we talk about weeks rather than hours!

Guy
by guypettigrew
Tue Mar 30, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Sticking Munton's (Woodfordes) Kits - Information and offer
Replies: 284
Views: 37370

Re: Sticking Munton's (Woodfordes) Kits - Information and of

Woodforde's Wherry is my first brew after returning to homebrew after 10 years or so. It dropped to 1014/15 after 4 days using just the yeat in the kit sprinkled on the top of the brew. It's in the barrel at the moment, with 3 ounces of priming sugar. It's been there 48 hours and looks as murky as a...