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Old 12-22-2012, 07:03 PM   #1
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Does anyone know how long I should leave a black IPA in secondary (I want to do some dry-hopping before bottling too, I don't know if that affects the equation)?

As well, this is my first beer and I would love any suggestions that anyone has for priming before I bottle that only involve yeast and additional sugars.

Thanks a bunch!

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Old 12-22-2012, 11:20 PM   #2
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Dry hop when fermentation is done.(Gravity readings 3 days no change)Or eyeball it.Its what i do
Dry hop in primary no need to move... Unless your reusing yeast..
And dry hop for 7-14 days... The more hops you use the longer..
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:53 AM   #3
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Best Dry-Hopping is done in between 3-7 Days. 7 days or more, the hops take on more of a grassy flavour. If that's the desired effect, then dry hop longer for sure

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