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Re: how do you use irish moss?

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  • homemade12476
    the mum i made has been clearing for the past 5 days and still nothing.looks just a hair more clear than when i started.i rehydrated the moss in boiling water
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 2, 2008
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      the mum i made has been clearing for the past 5 days and still
      nothing.looks just a hair more clear than when i started.i rehydrated
      the moss in boiling water for 10 min then stir in.
      thanks, chris
      -- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "homemade12476"
      <homemade12476@...> wrote:
      >
      > thanks mason , will try it that way,just found a s steel keg with
      > the top cut off from years ago used for peanuts at my dads house im
      > going to work on a new still when i get the chance ,,if i can find
      > the stuff to make it, it will be like my grandfathers simple pot.im
      > going to make it close as i can with what i can find,,,for some
      > reason it makes the best stuff.
      > thanks,chris
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "rye_junkie1"
      > <rye_junkie@> wrote:
      > >
      > > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "homemade12476"
      > > <homemade12476@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > i have always used heated sparkloid. but i am trying irish moss
      > as
      > > > suggested by mason. i picked up some today. but how do i use it?
      > > > just sprinkle it on top,stir it in or do i have to heat it?
      > > > thanks,chris
      > > >
      > >
      > > Sorry Chris this one slipped by me. I read it the other day but
      > had
      > > to rush off before I had a chance to reply.
      > > I use the effervescent tablets and I think you just bought it in
      > > powder form. This is from a Beer Brew forum.
      > > http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f12/use-irish-moss-whirlfloc-51839/
      > > From what I gather for our purpose you would just Rehydrate a tsp
      > or
      > > so in warm water and then after a few minutes pour it in the wash
      > and
      > > give it a stir. This is how I use the tablets as well. For beer
      > it
      > > sounds like they are using it in the beginning. My guy at my LHBS
      > says
      > > it can be used either way.
      > >
      > > Mason
      > >
      >
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