Tasting whilst dry hopping

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  1. Mar 14, 2019 #1

    SteveWTBD

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    I am dry hopping a Munton's premium Pilsner with 50g of Citra. By 'eck it's tastey. I'm finding it hard to resist drinking it in its current state, cloudy or not!

    Is there any harm in drinking beer before bottling/carbonation? Also does anyone else 'taste' as they go?
     
  2. Mar 15, 2019 #2

    stephen1546

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    When taking a gravity reading towards the end of fermentation i always give it a few sips to check for off flavours.
     
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    I find that sampling with excessive yeast still in suspension leads to a really effective secondary fermentation- in my stomach! I’ll let you use your imagination , the gas has to exit somewhere and I’m given dirty looks by the missus.
     
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    Ah! I wondered why SWIMBO kept kicking the dog!
     

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