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John LaPolla Dry Hopping Hops How To IPA Pale Ale

Dry hopping is the process of adding hops to fermented, non-carbonated beer. It allows for the hop oils to get into the finished product without adding any bitterness and really accentuates hop aroma. The result will be fresh hop aroma as soon as you pour a glass. IPA’s are always dry hopped and pales ales usually are. Any beer style can be dry hopped if that’s what you want to do, although many styles do not call for it. It’s your beer so it’s up to you! I’ve had dry hopped stouts, kolsch’s, saisons, brown ales, sours and even cider!A...

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