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Dry Hop Timing


Wesley Smith — via Live Chat asks,

When you dry hop, do you typically blow most of the yeast from the fermenting beer before your dry hop doses Or Dry hop On the yeast? Do you buy into biotransformation reactions occurring between hops and yeast?

I have dry hopped during fermentation with yeast, blown yeast towards the end of fermentation and dry hopped, have racked beer from one fermenter to another before dry hopping, and have dry
Response by Ashton Lewis.