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Title: Dry Hopping and Cold Conditioning
Post by: Podo on October 16, 2010, 01:56:43 am
I'm making a clone of DFH 60-min IPA, and the recipe I have requires dry hopping.  I was also going to cold condition it for a few days just to help everything settle out before kegging.  Can I do both at the same time or should I dry hop at fermentation temps and cold condition toward the end of the dry hop time?

thanks in advance

Dave
Title: Re: Dry Hopping and Cold Conditioning
Post by: Malticulous on October 16, 2010, 02:06:34 am
I get best results dry hopping at room temp for 3-5 days and then cold crashing for a week. It works slower at lower temp.
Title: Re: Dry Hopping and Cold Conditioning
Post by: hopfenundmalz on October 16, 2010, 12:34:30 pm
I get best results dry hopping at room temp for 3-5 days and then cold crashing for a week. It works slower at lower temp.

Vinnie Cilurzo has said that he drops the yeast out (maybe 50-52F) removes the yeast, then dry hops at room temp.  Hop resins stick to the yeast cells, so you loose some of the potential dry hop goodness.