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Old 11-14-2012, 02:39 PM   #31
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Best part about dry hopping is you can decide if you need it at the end of fermentation

I would guess that based on your higher OG, and the fact that you have a bunch of Nugget at 90 minutes, the bitterness and higher alcohol might benefit from a little dry hopping?

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Old 11-14-2012, 04:27 PM   #32
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Best part about dry hopping is you can decide if you need it at the end of fermentation

I would guess that based on your higher OG, and the fact that you have a bunch of Nugget at 90 minutes, the bitterness and higher alcohol might benefit from a little dry hopping?
Yes I will definitely be dry hopping, I love the fresh hop aroma it provides in an IPA or Pale Ale.
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:15 PM   #33
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UPDATE:

One of the best beers I've ever made! I'm surprised by how much chocolate porter taste I get up front but then it hits you with big IPA flavor at the finish. If I close my eyes and drink this it tastes much less like a porter. Amazing what your mind does to you when you expect something to taste different than it does!

This finished at 8.0% ABV. Going to be a hit at the Christmas festivities.

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