Using skimmers for hot break

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Using skimmers for hot break

Post by Mad_Scientist » 3 years ago

Does anybody use a skimmer to remove hot break? Pros or Cons? Is it a worth while activity?

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Post by Mad_Scientist » 3 years ago

Found these later after I posted. Does anybody want to add to this?


Hot break. Skim it on not?
http://biabrewer.info/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=318

From Kettle to Fermentor?
viewtopic.php?f=146&t=2481

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Post by mally » 3 years ago

For a minute I thought you had come up with a way to use a protein skimmer (aquarium) to remove trub.
I don't know how they work but I think it would be great to be able to extract all liquid and leave pure solids behind.

As for skimming; it seems it is one of those that some do some don't.
As I no chill, and I will always end up with cold break anyway (and I always pitch within a week), I don't see the advantage.
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