Clearing dragons blood

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  1. Oct 25, 2018 #1

    Okie Parrish

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    Started a 6 gallon batch of dragons blood last month and followed the recipe closely 2 weeks ago I degased and did sparkloid and racked it to a 5gal carboy and the rest in a 1/2carboy.....it seemed to be working great the first 3 days settled about an inch of sediment then just seemed to quite. Its not settling anymore and still not clearing
    I plan on racking tomorrow just need to know if I should add more sparkloid, pectic, bentonite, or anything else
    Should I try and degass if so do I need to add more kmeta
     
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    What is the temperature of the wine? If it got cold the clearing will most likely stop. Should probably be in the mid seventies or so to clear. Arne.
     
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    Okie Parrish

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    House usually says around 70ish but if kept the vent in the room covered hoping that would keep it a little warmer....if I can get the temp right will clearing start back up or do I need to do something else to help it.....im wanting to give this out as christmas presents so I still got time if thats all it needs
     
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    Degass yes
    The tiny bubbles form on any surface they can, causing particles to float.
    Im not a big fan of clearing additives, rack again and watch the bottom of your car boy, if fallout is visible it is clearing.
     
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