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Offline rbraunberger

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Getting Zero Bottle Sediment
« on: February 22, 2008, 04:01:37 PM »
Anyone out there know how to get zero sediment in you bottles but still the needed carbonation?  Can you do your carbonation in a carboy with similar results?
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Re: Getting Zero Bottle Sediment
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2008, 01:47:16 AM »
Hi,
  The only way I can think of to do this is to keg the beer first, and then use a counter-pressure-bottle filler to fill the bottles.  As long as you aged the keg a bit first to allow it to clear, this should provide relatively clean bottles of beer.

  You can't do this with natural bottle carbonation as far as I know because it will always leave sediment.

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Re: Getting Zero Bottle Sediment
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2008, 06:09:22 AM »
Even kegged beer that is counter-pressured will leave some sediment (from my experiences) over a fairly long storage.

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Re: Getting Zero Bottle Sediment
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2008, 09:57:37 PM »
I agree!
  Its very hard to get zero sediment.  Probably the best overall method would be to keg the beer, and then filter it while driving it into a counter pressure bottle filler.  The in-line filtering and counter-pressure filler combo should leave no sediment as long as the beer was properly aged first.

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