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When I make meads we don't add metabisulfite or gelatin. Cold crashing and racking once post the crash is usually enough to create clear mead. The mead should be degassed along the way of fermentation, which tends to help fermentation along. In this case, though yes you want to degas before bottling. I'd recommend degassing in the primary unless you are ...


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Seriously, Just throw it into a keg, slap the CO2 on it...Wait a Week... Pour a pint, throw it out, pour another pint, and enjoy! Don't make it harder than it is, or any more complicated.


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You want to fine your beer in the fermentor as much as possible. A final finning is offten done in the keg with cold crash and gelitan. Because of the narrow keg usually a week is good to carbonate from top down and fine at the same time. Then the first couple pints are sludge and then clear from there. I prefer to fine this way in the fermentor and save ...


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