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Can I over-filter my beer?

If you are worried about the yeast getting through that bag, you have nothing to worry about. When we talk about sterile filtration, the generally accepted size of the filter is .45u (micron). 1000 ...
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Can I over-filter my beer?

No. Unless it's a cloudy style that relies on particulates. But putting that bag over your racking cane will probably just clog up and be a frustrating mess. I would use finings and cold crash. Then ...
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Making wine with fruits?

You might need to condition it for longer and use finings to clarify it. Adding pectolase could also help as well. I think it depends on the fruit you're using as well. There's a lot of documentation ...
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Making wine with fruits?

Watch the Cap Mashed fruit floats, so it can form a "cap" on the top of the container - this can trap CO2 in your fermentation vessel, which can make the yeast unhappy and produce off ...
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What is the best wine filtering system?

At 5 gallons a week, you're doing volumes that could justify a Buon Vino Super Jet, especially if you're batching your filtrations so you do four at a time or so. I've got a long background in wine ...
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If I filter beer, then slightly reintroduce sediment, will I still get lots of sediment in bottle conditioning?

You obviously understand that you’ll be stripping the yeast out of your beer with filtering. That will need to be replaced in order to bottle condition your beer. How much should you put back in is ...
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If I filter beer, then slightly reintroduce sediment, will I still get lots of sediment in bottle conditioning?

You'll get some sediment for sure. To just about completely prevent sediment you'd have to force carb your beer (kegging). Sort of a way to experience it is if you buy a commercial beer that is '...
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