DetailsGelatin Finings clears beer and wine by causing the particles to coagulate and settle. It can also reduce astringency by removing tannin. Use up to 1 teaspoon per 5 gallons.
Note: Gelatin Finings can take up to 2 weeks to clear a beer or wine.
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Gravity Level Medium
4.9 / 5.016 ReviewsA good difference with comparisonI was skeptical about using this at first because I was unsure how it would effect my bottle conditioning. So as any skeptic would do I bought two of the same kit and did one with and one without. I added this to my beer the day I racked over to my secondary, the beer was not near as cloudy as the no addition batch. A side by side comparison was night and day difference. The brown color of the brown ale beer was showing bright as can be with the other still a bit cloudy. The part that scared me the most was when it came to bottle conditioning because I heard that it pulls a lot of the yeast out of suspension. I waited until the two weeks were up and did a side by side and taste comparison. The one with the finings was clear all the way through the glass and the brown was brighter that the other. The carbonation was different, there was a lighter amount of carbonation to the addition compared to the other, but it wasn't flat, to me it was a perfect amount of carbonation with a decent head on it. Even my dad was surprised at how clear and decently carbonated the beer was on comparison. The flavor comparison was unfazed by the addition too. There are a lot of Q&A about cold crashing and storing at colder temperatures. I stored both over a two week period during secondary between 60-65 degrees and still had a very pleasant outcome using the addition. For the low cost it is a good product to assist in clarity of my beer I will always use this for all of my beers the day I rack over to my secondary.December 8, 2018Purchased
9 months agoSeem to help for cheapI've been using these for several years now and have noticed a clearer beer. Well worth the very low cost and effort.December 22, 2015Clears up wine and beerIt works well, but is a little higher maintenance because you need to cool the wine or bear and keep it chilled while using the Gelatin for it's best effects. I give it the full time the directions state, but you will see results faster than that.March 4, 2014Works on wine and beerWhen I first used it I didn't follow the directions and didn't cool the wine nor wait long enough. Meaning don't add at room temperature and expect it to be clear in 2 days)_x000D_The second time I did and the results were excellent. The wine tasted fine and was not lacking in Tannins, which can happen with large doses.December 16, 2013Follow directions and it worksIt clears up my wine and eliminates the haze. It can strip Tannins so follow directions and don't use too much. The only hard part is waiting for it to settle out._x000D_October 5, 2013It really worksI do exactly what the directions say. Cool your wine down, add teh thoroughly mixed gelatin, and give it the full amount of time._x000D_It works flawlessly every time.September 10, 2013Less tannin, clearer beer.I agree mostly with the less tannin part. I noticed a difference in my beer. I should probably change my process too, but this works well. The beer was also clear, but I think the whirlflock and cold crash were responsible for that as I have used them more often than this. I still like the product and will use again. Just add gently to the fermentor.August 22, 2013Gelatin works wondersAs long as the wine is cold this will clean it out. It takes a while but its effective. I try not to use too much so I don;t strip out anything good like aroma or flavor.July 11, 2013Good to make a clear beer.I like this because of how clear it makes my beer. I just throw it in the fermenter a week before the beer is done and I always have a really clear beer. I haven't had any off flavors which is, obviously, an added bonus.June 14, 2013Clear up your beer.This product is good to clear up your beer. It is an additive which I do find myself grumbling about at times. But, how ridiculously clear this makes your beer is worth it. All you do is dissolve this in warm, not boiling water and then throw it into your fermenter about a week before the beer is done.June 1, 2013
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