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Old 12-13-2011, 08:53 PM   #1
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My IPA was keggeg about ten days ago and samples tasted great. Now 10 day later it has a weird after taste almost very herbal or slightly medicine like. the bitterness over all seems harsher and the soma and flavor less bright.

I dry hopped with Columbus centennial and citra. It's also a recipe I've done in the past with great success minus the citra hops.

What gives?


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Old 12-13-2011, 08:55 PM   #2
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how many oz of dry hops did you use and how long did you dry hop



 
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Old 12-13-2011, 08:59 PM   #3
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.5 citra / .5 Columbus / 1 oz centennial. It's been ten days dh.

Hops are still in the keg. On my last ipa I left them until it was tapped probably like a month.
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:02 PM   #4
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that's not a ton. but i often get a real herbal/vegetal taste if i leave 2 or 3 oz on for too much longer than a week

 
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:02 PM   #5
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it typically goes away with time for me once i pull the hops out tho

 
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:05 PM   #6
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If you dry hopped in the keg, try shaking it up a bit... the hops may be resting right beside the diptube.
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:07 PM   #7
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Whoa! That's way too much hops for five gallons and 10 days. You love hops!



Let it age out for a month to six weeks, and it should calm down. Certain hop characteristics fall off over time.
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:19 PM   #8
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Whoa! That's way too much hops for five gallons and 10 days. You love hops!



Let it age out for a month to six week, and it should calm down. Certain hop characteristics fall off over time.
+1 I'd have cut it down to 1 oz total..

BTW, Love your website Tim.. good sound..
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:28 PM   #9
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I've dry hopped with two ounces in the past and it was great. Do you really only dh with an ounce per five gallons?
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Old 12-13-2011, 10:38 PM   #10
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+1 I'd have cut it down to 1 oz total..

BTW, Love your website Tim.. good sound..
Thank you kindly, Bill! Click on the "Tim Kreitz Band" link and all the downloads are free.


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