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Porter burbon oaked and dryhop
« on: June 15, 2015, 05:59:52 PM »
Im thinking on dryhop my porter with 1 oz saaz and 1 oz bourbon for 5 days any thoughts?

By the way can i recycle my oak chips once im done ?

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Re: Porter burbon oaked and dryhop
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2015, 06:14:45 PM »
The oak might want to stay on there a bit longer but let taste be your guide. You should be able to recycle the oak although it will lose character quicker than a barrel because it's smaller
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Re: Porter burbon oaked and dryhop
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2015, 06:23:38 PM »
Thanks, How bout the saaz? I used english yeast and fuggles, i dont want to over hop it, and saaz tnds to lose its aroma fast

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Re: Porter burbon oaked and dryhop
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2015, 04:59:52 AM »
I've not dryhopped with saaz before so I can't speak to that. Worst case scenerio is it's a bit muddled. if it works in your taste imagination than go for it.
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Re: Porter burbon oaked and dryhop
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2015, 09:14:14 AM »
I'm not sure what you're going for with the saaz but when I think of dry hopping a porter saaz isn't where I would go.
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Re: Porter burbon oaked and dryhop
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2015, 10:15:43 AM »
I'm not sure what you're going for with the saaz but when I think of dry hopping a porter saaz isn't where I would go.

+1.  Saaz provides a very noble type hop aroma (floral, spicy) that does not come across as overly assertive in lower quantities (at least IME).  I doubt you will really get much in the way of noticeable hop aroma from 1 0z of saaz in a dark porter. 

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Re: Porter burbon oaked and dryhop
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2015, 03:06:49 PM »
And how about 1oz fuggles?

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Re: Porter burbon oaked and dryhop
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2015, 03:21:50 PM »
Sounds more fitting for a porter.
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Re: Porter burbon oaked and dryhop
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2015, 06:01:22 AM »
I just made Denny's BVIP and put about 2/3 cup of bourbon into 5 gallons of porter.  The bourbon
was kept in a vacuum bag with an 8" Oak med toast spiral for prolly 6-8 months.  The beer is
very good.  One oz of bourbon is not a lot in 5 gallons of beer. Add one ounce at a time and taste
until you get your desired result.
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