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Posted in thread: No hop aroma..?? on 05-24-2013 at 05:19 PM
Well,I don't secondary myself unless oaking or something. But the beer should be at FG before
racking out of primary. Letting the beer have that extra 3-7 days to clean up & settle out
clear or slight...
Posted in thread: No hop aroma..?? on 05-23-2013 at 10:04 PM
It's the fact that it was still murky that did it. The hop oils coat the yeast,etc & go to the
bottom when they settle. That's why I always say that the beer should be given 3-7 days to
clean up ferme...
Posted in thread: No hop aroma..?? on 05-23-2013 at 06:38 PM
Ohh !! Another thing! I dont live where i brew i do it at my cousins house because he has more
space we have a chest freezer there with temperature control we use for fermentation. The
bottles were st...
Posted in thread: No hop aroma..?? on 05-23-2013 at 06:13 PM
I'm still not too good with my readings. I have trouble with the whole gravity. I know its not
the best way to know if fermentation is done but I go based on the bubbler activity and always
do 2weeks ...
Posted in thread: No hop aroma..?? on 05-23-2013 at 08:01 AM
how did the hops smell before they went in? perhaps they were old or stored improperlyThey
smelled okay I guess I didn't notice anything wrong with them color or smell wise. I'm not a
pro so wouldn't ...
Posted in thread: No hop aroma..?? on 05-22-2013 at 04:32 PM
I used zythos hops for the entire brew. The profile I read was thts it should have a good
aroma. Tht its a blend made to be used in place of some of the more popular and hard to fin hop
varieties. I w...
Posted in thread: No hop aroma..?? on 05-22-2013 at 02:42 AM
I'm wondering what can cause your hop aroma to not show up in the final product?I used 4oz of
hops to dry hop in my secondary and felt I would have an okay nose on my pale ale but once I
sampled it I ...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping didn't turn out as planned on 05-03-2013 at 09:49 PM
Oh, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with Zythos. It isn't reall "a" hop. It's a blend of
many popular american hops. It was one of hopunions attempts to deal with the hop shortage for
some of th...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping didn't turn out as planned on 05-03-2013 at 07:57 PM
Thanx Everyone :)The only reason I used zythos was because of the shortage of some of the more
popular hops at my LHBS. I asked the guy there what I could use to get a somewhat similar nose
and he had...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping didn't turn out as planned on 05-03-2013 at 09:29 AM
Okay so i just bottled my home brew today, an american pale ale using zythos hops. But i didn't
get the aroma i was thinking i would. So heres the details, used a good amount 4oz in pellet
form and le...