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Dry hopping in keg with pellet hops?
« on: December 06, 2009, 02:56:11 PM »
Anyone do this? Do you put the hops in a bag of some sort, or just suck them out with the first couple of pints?
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Re: Dry hopping in keg with pellet hops?
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2009, 03:14:10 PM »
I guess there are numerous ways to do it, and hopefully you'll get a good number of replies so you can decide which way will work best for you.  I use a nylon stocking (yes a women's stocking) and weigh it down with a stainless steel nut. I attach it with plumbers teflon tape by tying it to the nylon and slipping the other end it under the lid. That way I can remove it if I need to.  Others have reported using a hops bag or stainless tea ball as well.
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Re: Dry hopping in keg with pellet hops?
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2009, 05:58:09 PM »
I put the pellets in one of those small hop bags. Seems to work really well. I wouldn't recommend tossing them in there without some sort of containment.

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Re: Dry hopping in keg with pellet hops?
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2009, 05:26:31 AM »
Ditto hamiltont . .Although I use plain (unflavored) dental floss to hold my nylon knee-high.
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Re: Dry hopping in keg with pellet hops?
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2009, 10:03:10 AM »
I use plain (unflavored) dental floss to hold my nylon knee-high.

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Re: Dry hopping in keg with pellet hops?
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2009, 10:14:41 AM »
I put the pellets in one of those small hop bags. Seems to work really well. I wouldn't recommend tossing them in there without some sort of containment.

If you go direct into the keg just allow enough time for them to completely settle out and force them out with a couple of pints.
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Re: Dry hopping in keg with pellet hops?
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2009, 12:27:01 PM »
I use plain (unflavored) dental floss to hold my nylon knee-high.

This sounds like more of a discussion for The Pub...

Originally' I thought about saying I use plain dental floss to hold my sack . .  :o
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