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2 weeks 6 days ago #5463 by Madiman
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Hi Everyone.  Just made an English Bitter - using Grain and Coopers Can.
INGREDIENTS. 
Coopers English bitter Can - plus Amber Malt Can.
Plus -  250g Med Crystal.  plus 250g Carapils, plus 250 Supernova.
250g Flaked wheat and 200g Oats
Mashed grains for 30 min, at 68degC.  Boil 30 min - 
added cans into fermenter with wort.  
OG 1.047. Yeast  US 04 . Fermenting at 16 Deg C. 
QUESTION -  although not normally done - would the flavour benefit from dry hopping with say EKG.  .and how ? 
Your comments please.  
Tim
 

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2 weeks 5 days ago - 2 weeks 5 days ago #5464 by Finnroo
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Hello there Madiman, Im no expert on dry hopping, but from time to time I may do it. One thing I find is the dry hop addition gives a raw hop taste if not given a couple of weeks to settle down. I did find this article which you might find of interest. However it does make the point that adding dry hops doesn't affect the bitterness, but I've heard that a small amount of bitterness can happen.
Give it a go and see what you think. Cheers mate.
Dry Hopping Techniques - Brew Your Own (byo.com)
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2 weeks 5 days ago #5465 by Madiman
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Thanks Finnroo, Can you tell me which Forum I have posted this discussion of English bitter. . Cannot see a forum heading up top. sometimes confusing.
Tim - madimann

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2 weeks 5 days ago #5467 by Finnroo
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No worries, you've posted it in Social Chatter, second one down at the moment. And that's a good place to post to throw questions out there. Your other post ,Recipe Please is above it. Cheers Tim. Also English bitters are sometimes dry hopped with EKG into the cask. If your keen I would go with 30 grams on day 3, but as I said I'm no expert but that's what i would be keen to do. Good luck.

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