Questions tagged [finings]

Finings are substances used towards the end of the brewing process to clarify beer or wine. They bind to unwanted compounds such as yeast, allowing them to be removed from the liquid.

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Why aren't all wines vegetarian?

I've already done some research and from what I understand, in the fining phase agents such as fish bladders or egg whites are used to group together the debris in the wine. This makes filtering them ...
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Does use of Isinglass require special mention on the beer?

Isinglass is a fining - when added to beer it helps the beer clarify - and it's a form of collagen derived from fish swim bladders. Given that this is an animal-derived product, do breweries have to ...
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