Kegconnection Complete Starter Kit and More Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Techniques > Dry Hopping with Pellets in a Keg

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-28-2008, 10:44 PM   #1
RLinNH
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
RLinNH's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Wrentham, MA
Posts: 969
Liked 12 Times on 8 Posts
Likes Given: 6

Default Dry Hopping with Pellets in a Keg

I just realized that the only Amarillo Hops I have left are in Pellet form. I want to dry hop an APA, but am a little worried about the debris. I will be placing the hops in a Hop bag. Think I should use the Pellets and not worry about the Debris?

__________________
You Can Give A Man A Fish and Feed Him For a Day, or You Can Teach Him To Fly Fish And Spoil Him For Life

On DeckAnother Mild
Primary Camper's Delight 9
Secondary nope
Bottled SSBC Club Brew 2013
Kegged Camper's Delight 8
On Tap MaiBock
RLinNH is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-28-2008, 10:51 PM   #2
EdWort
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
EdWort's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Bee Cave, Texas
Posts: 11,968
Liked 254 Times on 136 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

BierMuncher uses that method and it works fine. I use a 3" stainless herb ball for my dry hopping in the keg. They stay in there till the keg blows.

EdWort is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-29-2008, 12:23 PM   #3
DJCalico
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 77
Default

I just bottled my IPA which was dry-hopped in secondary with pellets.. no bags.. not anything else. After two weeks the pellet 'dust' settled nicely on the bottom... I moved the carboy to the counter where I would be bottling a few hours before I started to let it re-settle and I was just fine. I left a lil bit of beer above the bottom sediment. It sucks to leave any beer at all.. but it's better than drinking hop particles. Next time I'll use a pair of nylons over the end of the siphon, but it works with no other tools.

__________________
DJCalico is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
dry hopping with pellets dyetube Extract Brewing 20 01-09-2011 12:54 PM
Dry hopping with pellets avshockey311 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 09-17-2009 03:25 PM
dry hopping with pellets slomo Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 04-28-2009 02:14 AM
Dry hopping tea with pellets? knipknup General Techniques 4 03-23-2009 04:24 PM
dry hopping with pellets? celtic_dude Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 01-18-2009 12:54 PM