I am making a batch of apricot honey ale. i just added my appricots on secondary and want to dry hop later.
Do I need to rack the beer to tertiary before dry hopping or just throw in the hops once the second fermentation of the fruit stops?
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Some brewers and commentators say not to dry hop during active fermentation as the release of CO2 from the fermenting vessel may take some of the hop aroma and flavour. IMHO that is not particularly noticeable on the final product and so I dry hop at anytime during the brew process - most noticeably from day 4 until (say) day 14. IMHO there is no need to rack the beer into a third brew bin to dry hop it. It would be just as easy and effective to do it in the secondary bin.