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Old 11-04-2007, 05:05 PM   #1
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Default No Hop Shortage Here...

...at least not for about a year+.

I just got my hop shipment in and tucked them all away in their Foodsaver slumber for a long winter's night.

Here's what 5 lbs. of hops looks like in 2, 1 1/2, and 1 oz bags:


Here they are packed away in the freezer:



I have to say, my wife was a real sport through all of this. With taking over the bottom basket of the freezer and, well...that's not my writing on the bags!!!


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Old 11-04-2007, 05:06 PM   #2
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Nice, kinda looks like a pic from a drug bust

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I was waiting for a knock the whole time the scale was out...

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I was weighing corn sugar on a digital scale in front of my kitchen window last week and thought, "this would look REALLY bad if the neighbors looked out their window right now..."

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Yeah, my SWMBO always worries that our neighbours will see me brewing on the deck and think I am making up a batch of crystal meth or something. All those little baggies of hops and corn sugar don't help.

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Your own hop basket in the freezer! That's a very understanding SWMBO.

I think I'm covered for a while, but these stay in the freezer of the beer fridge in the garage.



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Dangit I should have ordered some EKGs and Hersbrucker a while back. I can't find them anywhere. I do have 4 lbs of hops on the way, though - Cascade, Amarillo, and Ahtanum.

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Dude, that's a green deck all the way.

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looks like a bunch of twenty-sacks

I don't brew enuf to buy in bulk like that yet. once I have my house beers figured out, then I'll know what hops I MUST have on hand.

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