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Old 04-06-2012, 01:53 PM   #1
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Default First time dry hopping with whole hops .. The beer looks green ?

I am currently dry hopping a pale with an ounce of whole leaf hops ... after 4 days now I decided to take a hydo sample (just to taste it mainly) ... the beer really is tasting great but it looks a greenish color from the hops ... a real different color than it was before the hops ... will the color change back at some point or will I have to save this batch for next st patty's day ???



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Old 04-06-2012, 02:23 PM   #2
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I've dry hopped with whole hops a couple of times and I don't recall my beer ever turning green...

That said, even if you somehow leeched some chlorophyll out of the hops, I suspect it will eventually change to a brown color.

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