Will filtering strip out enough yeast?

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Will filtering strip out enough yeast?

Post by Hombrew_maniac » 4 years ago

I filtered 5 gallons of cider today, turned out great btw. And now I need to know that if I back sweeten with juice or real sugar will there be enough yeast to referment and kill all the work I did making it look pretty? I used the #1 coarse filter pads and I am not carbonating the cider.

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Re: Will filtering strip out enough yeast?

Post by Warthaug » 4 years ago

A #1 pad is ~5 microns filtration, and does not remove yeast. You'll need to sulfate/sorbate to stop the yeast, or filter with a #3 fine filter (0.5 micron).

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Re: Will filtering strip out enough yeast?

Post by brwmistr » 4 years ago

Filter disk #4 is for polishing and from my experience will stripe yeast out as it stripes out the colour in a concentrate wine kit.

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