Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Techniques > Hybrid dry hoping with randall or hopinator......

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-14-2009, 02:16 AM   #1
martymoat
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Folcroft, PA
Posts: 70
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default Hybrid dry hopping with randall or hopinator......

This question is somewhat specific but maybe someone has tried using a similar set up.

I ferment in 5 gallon corny kegs so after the beer is done fermentation i am thinking of installing the randall after the beer and before the receiving keg allowing all the beer to pass through the same amount of hops i would have used in the dry hopping phase after fermentation.

Now from the get go i figure that the amount of hops to beer contact from keg to keg would hardly be enough to pick up any significant hop aroma from the randall like that of a beer that has been dry hopped. But at the same time i know that when i use a randall on beer from keg to glass what i get is a slam of good hop aroma that to me is almost double that of a dry hopped beer that may have not even been dry hopped to begin with and it is the same amount of contact time as would be in transferring between kegs. So this is where my head starts to spin.

So what do you think.

__________________

Last edited by martymoat; 05-14-2009 at 02:48 AM.
martymoat is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-14-2009, 03:04 AM   #2
mnadamn
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Milwaukee WI / Mankato MN
Posts: 371
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

It would be intresting to see the results of a side by side tasting... I might have to try this

__________________
mnadamn is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-14-2009, 02:11 PM   #3
david_42
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
david_42's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Willamina & Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
Posts: 25,651
Liked 133 Times on 126 Posts

Default

Randalls pickup the very low volatility hop oils, which is why they work so well when dispensing. What you are proposing would be ok if you then force carbonate and put the beer on tap immediately.

__________________

Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk

david_42 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-15-2009, 03:28 PM   #4
Ysgard
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 58
Default

@david_42: Did you mean High Volatility Hop Oils?

One benefit of this method is that the hops could then be used as bittering hops in a subsequent brew (assumed same day).

__________________
Ysgard 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
All-Grain - Hopinator saq India Pale Ale 59 02-06-2013 03:44 AM
DIY Randall--confused Dude Equipment/Sanitation 70 12-05-2011 01:19 PM
Son of Hopinator Saccharomyces Recipes/Ingredients 10 08-13-2011 12:22 AM
Randall question Seabee John DIY Projects 1 12-07-2008 11:37 AM
randall AleHole Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 13 03-12-2007 11:06 PM