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Cleaning and sanitation

Rogue microbes are the biggest enemies of all brewers, closely followed by dirty equipment. Keeping your equipment clean and ensuring good sanitation when brewing gives you the best chance of making great-tasting beer.

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Racking, dry hopping and fining

As the end of fermentation approaches, there are several optional steps brewers can take, including transferring the beer to another fermenter to finish and adding hops. Once fermentation is finished, finings can be added to help settle out the yeast and clear the beer.

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Cooling the wort

If yeast is pitched when the wort is too hot, at worst the yeast will be killed and at best it will produce off flavours or foam out of the fermenter, or both.

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