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Assuming that the secondary fermenter has been sitting still throughout the conditioning weeks, all of your augments should have settled to the bottom. Some stuff floats at the top, even when they've been wet for weeks, but most things sink. To setup for bottling, bring your bottling bucket to the secondary fermenter without moving the fermenter or ...


Nylon bag: Put everything into a thin-mesh "hop bag" -- for example the "feet" part of pantyhose can work well (preferably obtained new). But a bag may be difficult to insert into (and remove from) a glass carboy. The PET plastic carboys, however, have bigger openings and can accommodate the bag better, depending on how many ingredients you have in the bag. ...

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