Got a pale ale i want to fine. Should I cold crash before or after i fine with gelatin?
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Oyster stout. I think i might just make another starter.I made a 1.5l london ale starter about 3.5 weeks ago. After it settled down i put it in the fridge. I was planning on brewing tomorrow. Should I Make another starter, start over, or just decant and pitch?
wouldn't hurt to make another starter. what are you brewing?
Having a little fermenting going on helps carry away oxygen trapped in the hops (yes, there's o2 even in pellets). too much fermentation carries away flavor/aroma defeating the purpose of dry hopping. i put my hops in the primaryfor a week or so and rack to another carboy for a day or so if I'm kegging, so I dont suck any hops up the dip tube.
Some guys wait until fermentation is completely over. My guess is that the timing there doesn't matter much.