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Old 04-02-2013, 01:42 PM   #1
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Just looking for a few ideas to beef up the hop of my beer that I have just kegged as its a bit bland!! Just need a few ideas as to how you experienced keggers go about dry hopping in the keg....

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Old 04-02-2013, 01:47 PM   #2
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I do it constantly. my kegs are my cold crash, dry hop, carbonator, and secondary all in one. I put them in these little fine meshed bags sold at the home brew store and throw them in as I siphon my beer in. Works like a charm. I leave them in until the keg kicks. Delicious!

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Old 04-02-2013, 01:53 PM   #3
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Do ya just throw the mesh bag with the hops straight in mate or do ya suspend it with dental floss or sum ****?? I was thinking I might just turf it in!!

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Old 04-02-2013, 01:55 PM   #4
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I suspend mine with some teflon tape in the keg. People have reported dip tube clogs if you let the bag fall to the bottom.

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I suspend the bag with unwaxed, unflavored dental floss. I usually dry hop for a week or so while the beer is still at basement temps just before I put it on tap, but I've also dry hopped after it's been chilled and tapped.

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I just weigh mine down with some stainless bolts. Never had an issue with clogging of the dip tube.

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I too had a bland tasting IPA. I bought a SS herb ball at LHBS and just dropped it in the keg. The next day we had a party and the IPA was a big hit

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I just weigh mine down with some stainless bolts. Never had an issue with clogging of the dip tube.
Same here. The fine mesh nylon bags are the best.
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If its that bland Id got he hop tea route in addition to the keg hopping.

My buddy recently had an underwhelming batch of Pale Ale which he keg hopped to "fix" it helped a lot but it was still missing back end hop flavor.

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I suspend mine with some teflon tape in the keg. People have reported dip tube clogs if you let the bag fall to the bottom.
I literally just toss it in and rack on top of it, no weights no string/floss. Works like a charm. NEVER had a problem. so simple, why try to complicate it?
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