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Old 05-31-2010, 08:49 PM   #1
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Default Dry Hop Before Fermentation is Complete?

I brewed a batch of Golden Strong ale about a week ago, I am leaving Sat and need to bottle Fri the 4th, But I want to dry Hop, I have pellets and secondary ready to go.. Its bubbling about 1x10-15sec I feel this is a wee early to stop fermenting and start dry hopping.. should I just let it sit til i get back on the 16th?


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Old 05-31-2010, 09:39 PM   #2
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dry hopping just before fermentation is over can help drive off the oygen you introduce... I'd go for it...


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Old 06-01-2010, 02:02 AM   #3
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I prefer to dry hop while there's still activity going on, like 5 days into fermentation. I buy into the "drives off O2" theory.

Off Topic, but: dry hopping a Belgian Golden Strong?
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Yeah, Dry Hopping a Golden Strong Ale.. So should I transfer to my secondary to dry hop?
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Old 06-02-2010, 08:30 PM   #5
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how long should i drop hop with cascade pellets?
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I'd go a week... but I'd also listen to this:

http://thebrewingnetwork.com/shows/B...08-Dry-Hopping


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