Hoping I can get some thoughts on this... I keg-hopped my last NEIPA and thought it came out great...added huge aroma that persisted throughout the life of the keg (about 3 weeks...it was awesomely yummy!) but I did not perceive that it added much additional bitterness... I decided to do the same thing this time with my most recent NEIPA. I used 1318 and added the following at day#4 of the fermentation: 1.00 oz Amarillo [7.30 %] - Dry Hop 4.0 Days 1.00 oz Azacca [10.80 %] - Dry Hop 4.0 Days 1.00 oz Citra [14.10 %] - Dry Hop 4.0 Days 1.00 oz El Dorado [12.00 %] - Dry Hop 4.0 Days 1.00 oz Equinox [13.40 %] - Dry Hop 4.0 Days The pre-kegged sample tasted AMAZING. Smooth bitterness balanced with all kinds of tropical and citrus. I added the same hop bill to the keg split into 2 hop bags. I put it under ~25psi. Took a sample after 3 days to assess carbonation...it smelled amazing and it tasted HORRIBLE! Crazy over-the-top vegetal unpleasant bitterness!!! At first I thought this may have been due to getting a lot of hop sediment in the 1st pour, but there was absolutely NO hop sediment as nothing really settled out when I let it sit on the counter. Anyone ever had this happen when keg hopping? I have a working theory as to what may have happened. Would love feedback to support/refute this theory: -I did not hang the hop bags in the beer. I did this with the last keg-hopped batch under the notion that if they settled to the bottom of the keg, each draw would get beer pulled through the hops in the bag and it might even further enhance taste/aroma. This seemed to possibly be the case with the last batch... Sooo....I am wondering if I got a super-concentrated dose of bitterness/nastiness from the hops (even though we'd expect little extraction of bittering compounds at refrigerator temp) since I did not at any point mix the beer around after adding the hop bags? The beer isn't quite carbonated yet so I plan to leave it alone (other than gently rolling it to mix, perhaps) and sample again in a couple days. Would anyone get those hops out of the keg? TIA for the thoughts!