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Old 03-28-2013, 07:56 PM   #21
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"The only downside is that dry hopping while carbing means you're at serving temperatures instead of secondary temperatures, making it take much longer to impart the dryhop flavor."

I dropped a half ounce of amarillo into my corny keg and got some pretty good flavor after 2 hours. I weight the bag so it sits on the bottom of the keg and the beer is drawn through it on the way out, so I don't know how (or if) that helps the process.


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Old 03-28-2013, 08:03 PM   #22
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Some threads on the effect of temperature on dry hopping:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f13/dry-...ioning-149447/
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/dry-...ffects-329459/
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/dry-hopping-keg-283966/
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/tem...opping-294061/
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f13/dry-hop-keg-391937/


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Old 03-28-2013, 10:13 PM   #23
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i carbonate the beer at dry hopping temps, before i put it in mey keggerator
(i have two c02 tanks)
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Old 03-29-2013, 02:46 AM   #24
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I don't know how to close you are to Piscataway, but you can save some shipping charges at BrewHardware.com and pick up your order.
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Uh. No. Where in the world did you get this crazy idea from? The beer sits still when you open a carbed keg. I did it yesterday. Pulling the hops bag out made it do abso-freaking-lutely-nothing.
Like I said... I have never done it. I was just going off the logic of opening a bottle of beer and pouring it. Then if you stir up with, say, a spoon... you rouse the head. My thought was logical. I just happen to not have experienced opening a carbonated keg. I stand corrected. Now, get down off my back man.

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I don't know how to close you are to Piscataway, but you can save some shipping charges at BrewHardware.com and pick up your order.

Are you guys the ones that have the Ground Hog rodent thing every February 2nd?
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Are you guys the ones that have the Ground Hog rodent thing every February 2nd?
That is Punksatony PA
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Here is a pick of a Brewhardware.com sight glass and thermometer combo in my BK. I love them, I also have one in my HLT. I have dip tubes in both.


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And here is my 1/2"x50' IC, I added legs so it sits above my dip tube. I also used 1/2" rigid with 90* bends so I wasn't trying to make the bends myself and kink it. Got that from Coppertubingsales.com as a kit.


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what is the point of the diptube?


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