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Old 10-08-2010, 08:05 PM   #1
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I have a bunch of hops in the freezer but am planning my first sour beer come spring next year and wanted to age some hops. How do I go about this and will 6-7 months be long enough???

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Old 10-08-2010, 08:30 PM   #2
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I am in the same situation. I bought some 4 months ago. Come spring they should be good. This is what I've read from other people. It sounds like hearsay. Though. Haha. I heard some online retailers have 2-3 year old "hop-blowout" sales.

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Old 10-08-2010, 08:45 PM   #3
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Take them out of the freezer and put them in an un-zipped ziplock. They are probably last year's harvest so you should be fine.

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sounds good thats what I'll do.

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Check out your LHBS too. I was in there the other day and the guy saw I bought the Wyeast Lambic Blend and said "Oh! Do you want some aged hops?? I keep our old hops for people who want them." I scored a few oz of aged hops for free.

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Old 10-10-2010, 01:44 AM   #6
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sweet I'm heading there tomorrow i'll have to ask!

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