finings


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finings

(ˈfaɪnɪŋz)
pl n
(Brewing) a substance, such as isinglass, added to wine, beer, etc, to clarify it
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With respect to their public assemblies, in having them open to all, but in fining the rich only, or others very little, for not attending; with respect to offices, in permitting the poor to swear off, but not granting this indulgence to those who are within the census; with respect to their courts of justice, in fining the rich for non-attendance, but the poor not at all, or those a great deal, and these very little, as was done by the laws of Charondas.
It would, indeed, be the means of much perjury, and of much whipping, fining, imprisoning, transporting, and hanging.
The magistrate (happening to be young, and new to his business) sent him to prison, instead of fining him.
The most common such finings are made with isinglass, taken from the swim bladder of the sturgeon fish.
The melt department began with daily visual inspections of the finings after the furnaces were drained to look for excessive wear or premature refractory loss.
With Payleitner's help, the company began changing procedures for installing new finings and weekend repairs.
To find a baseline, Motor Castings' management directed operators to measure the fining on a new installation and used that to help determine wear.
THE key ingredient that determines whether a beer is vegetarian/vegan or not is finings.
Finings are used to clarify beer, by pulling yeast sediment to the bottom of the cask.
Although the finings drop to the bottom of the cask with the yeast and are not consumed, the use of an animal product to produce the beer is objected to by strict vegetarians and vegans.
The grape has higher levels of solids and proteins which impede settling requiring two finings with bentonite.
Based on the experiences of some of the best winemakers in California, it can be concluded that wines of extraordinary quality are produced both with and without fining and filtration.