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Old 01-14-2013, 12:28 AM   #1
glockspeed31
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I have a 5 gal batch of IPA that is dry hopping with an ounce of whole Amarillo hops. After fermenting in the primary for two weeks, I transfered to the secondary on top of the 1oz of whole hops (no bag, just free floating). Do I need to give the carboy a gentle swirl every couple days to make sure they get more utilized or just leave it alone?

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Old 01-14-2013, 02:10 AM   #2
deepcdan99
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I'd give them a swirl in the beggining just to make sure they were moist, they'll be fine if u just leave them.

 
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