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Offline kramerog

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Re: Optimum Temperature for Dry Hopping.
« Reply #15 on: December 15, 2022, 09:03:32 am »
Cold crashing and adding the dry hops when cold works fine. It avoids the possibility of hop creep, since the yeast are out of action. I don't think it affects extraction much, if at all.
Unless you bottle the beer and the beer gets warm.

In the first place, hop creep seldom happens in the homebrew world. I have yet to see a documented, proven case. Also, once you bottle the conditions that can cause hop creep have been removed. I wouldn't worry about it.

My experience as a judge indicates otherwise. We will have to agree to disagree.

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Re: Optimum Temperature for Dry Hopping.
« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2022, 09:19:48 am »
Cold crashing and adding the dry hops when cold works fine. It avoids the possibility of hop creep, since the yeast are out of action. I don't think it affects extraction much, if at all.
Unless you bottle the beer and the beer gets warm.

In the first place, hop creep seldom happens in the homebrew world. I have yet to see a documented, proven case. Also, once you bottle the conditions that can cause hop creep have been removed. I wouldn't worry about it.

My experience as a judge indicates otherwise. We will have to agree to disagree.

I'd be interested to know how you know what you detected was due to hop creep. I have some judging experience,also.
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