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    Dry Hopping in the primary??

    Thanks for all the input!! I think I will try to dry hop the primary after about 3 weeks. :off: Is oxidation the main reason that some brewers do not rack to a secondary??
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    Dry Hopping in the primary??

    Just searching the forums it seems that some brewers seem to leave there brew in the primary and not rack to the secondary at all. When using this method can you still dry hop?? I am trying to get as much beer in the pipeline as possible....seems that the friends come around alot more...
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    Noob IPA recipe...F.G. seems high???

    I checked the specific gravity today and it did not change it is still 1.021. I think I'm stuck. I read that racking the beer to the secondary may put the yeast back to work because due to the oxygen from siphoning. I would imagine swirling would do the same....right??? Any advice?? On...
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    Noob IPA recipe...F.G. seems high???

    Thanks Again! :off: How do you calculate what the F.G. will be??
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    Noob IPA recipe...F.G. seems high???

    Thanks I'll give it a swirl. Well I kind of merged 2 recipes and the one had gypsum in it. And for the FWH(which I might have done this totally wrong or I might not even understand the concept) I steeped the grains at 155 for 30min and threw in the hops while steeping the grains. If I'm...
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    Noob IPA recipe...F.G. seems high???

    So...I decided to try my own IPA recipe. Considering I have done one kit maybe this was a bad idea. The O.G. was 1.062 and the F.G. was 1.021. So that would make this brew 5.38 ABV. It has been in the primary for 10 days. I am thinking the F.G. is too high. Heres the recipe. 6lbs Pale DME...
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