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BierMuncher 09-05-2007 12:27 AM

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FWIW - I've only dry-hopped once and it was with pellets in an IIPA. It was an absolute nightmare racking that into my bottling bucket. If I remember correctly it took me almost an hour because my racking cane kept getting clogged up with hops. I'm doing to be dry-hopping my 'Hop Kolsch' tomorrow, with 1.5 oz of Hallertau (I love Hallertau for aroma) and I'll be using a muslin bag somehow or another to avoid the experience that I had the last time.
Give this a try. 1-gallon paint strainer from Lowes. I suggest using a small zip tie around the end instead of htis clamp...makes fitting through the neck of a glass carboy easier.

I've used this in the secondary for both pellets and whole leaf hops. I dry hop my kegs now so...different process.

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BierMuncher 09-05-2007 12:27 AM

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Quote:
Originally Posted by ohiobrewtus
FWIW - I've only dry-hopped once and it was with pellets in an IIPA. It was an absolute nightmare racking that into my bottling bucket. If I remember correctly it took me almost an hour because my racking cane kept getting clogged up with hops. I'm doing to be dry-hopping my 'Hop Kolsch' tomorrow, with 1.5 oz of Hallertau (I love Hallertau for aroma) and I'll be using a muslin bag somehow or another to avoid the experience that I had the last time.
Give this a try. 1-gallon paint strainer from Lowes. I suggest using a small zip tie around the end instead of htis clamp...makes fitting through the neck of a glass carboy easier.

I've used this in the secondary for both pellets and whole leaf hops. I dry hop my kegs now so...different process.

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BierMuncher 09-05-2007 12:27 AM

3 Attachment(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by ohiobrewtus
FWIW - I've only dry-hopped once and it was with pellets in an IIPA. It was an absolute nightmare racking that into my bottling bucket. If I remember correctly it took me almost an hour because my racking cane kept getting clogged up with hops. I'm doing to be dry-hopping my 'Hop Kolsch' tomorrow, with 1.5 oz of Hallertau (I love Hallertau for aroma) and I'll be using a muslin bag somehow or another to avoid the experience that I had the last time.
Give this a try. 1-gallon paint strainer from Lowes. I suggest using a small zip tie around the end instead of htis clamp...makes fitting through the neck of a glass carboy easier.

I've used this in the secondary for both pellets and whole leaf hops. I dry hop my kegs now so...different process.

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