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Offline morticaixavier

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Re: Secondary Hop Additions
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2014, 09:26:34 PM »
OK, well you can all be rest assured that the deed is done. The hop pellets are now happily swimming around in my (hopefully) delicious brew. Thanks again for the continued guidance here!

it will be lovely. no worries.
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Re: Secondary Hop Additions
« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2014, 09:43:10 PM »
OK, well you can all be rest assured that the deed is done. The hop pellets are now happily swimming around in my (hopefully) delicious brew. Thanks again for the continued guidance here!

You have a beer that is dry hopped... Of course it will be delicious!
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Re: Secondary Hop Additions
« Reply #17 on: November 24, 2014, 10:34:53 PM »

This is true for final gravity, dry hopping, oaking, etc.

Yep, agreed.
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Re: Secondary Hop Additions
« Reply #18 on: November 24, 2014, 11:03:12 PM »
Just to interject another viewpoint, I've added dry hops as early as day 5 while the krausen was still pretty thick and I was still quite happy with the end result. There is no right way to dry hop. Ask 5 brewers how to dry hop and you'll get a dozen answers if you hang around long enough. Most of them will work just fine.
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Re: Secondary Hop Additions
« Reply #19 on: November 24, 2014, 11:26:51 PM »
Lots of ways to get hop character in your beer. The important thing is to take detailed notes on what you did, when, what temp, how much, how long, what varieties. Then the fun begins because you can reference your notes next time and begin to experiment to really find out what YOU like and prefer.
Jon H.