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Just dry hoped my brew, question?

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by slayerhellfire, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. Ok so I just dry hopped my DIPA that has been fermenting for 2 weeks now, gravity reading was taken friday which was 1.014 today it was about the same, maybe 1.013, so I transferred into my secondary fermenter, threw my 4 oz of hops in and closed her up ( of course everything was sanitized with starsan prior)

    my question is it looks like my airlock is burping is this a normal occurrence since the hops where added? Also should this beer be stored at a cooler temp now or the same as it was.

    Opinons on 7 or 14 day dry hops also?
  2. VikeMan

    VikeMan Champion (820) Pennsylvania Jul 12, 2009

    The hops provide 'nucleation' sites for CO2 to come out of solution. No worries.
  3. cool :)
  4. IHC

    IHC Aficionado (130) Massachusetts Jul 16, 2010

    2 weeks is better than 1 but 3 weeks is probably over kill in terms of dry hoping
  5. yeah I will prob go 2 weeks than
  6. I'm hoping for your brew too, but what is dry hoping? Is it not wishing for something in the rain? ;)
  7. oops yeah typo...lol
  8. EdH

    EdH Aficionado (230) Utah Jul 27, 2005

    Plus, the agitation of the liquid from the transfer...

    So yeah -- don't obsess too much over airlock activity. It's not a fermentation gauge.