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 (855) Pennsylvania Jul 12, 2009 Verified

    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. kjyost

    kjyost Champion (800) Manitoba (Canada) May 4, 2008 Verified Subscriber

    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.