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bobbrews 05-04-2012 02:32 PM

Alpha % loss for stored hops
 
I bought some Columbus 17.1% leaf hops a year ago. Does anyone know the average alpha % loss over the course of a year for leaf hops kept in a ziploc bag in the freezer? These are not vacu-sealed. It's a simple plastic freezer bag.

GodsStepBrother 05-04-2012 02:39 PM

http://www.brewerslair.com/index.php?p=brewhouse&d=calculators&id=cal16&u=eng

Check this out.

bobbrews 05-04-2012 02:58 PM

Damnnnnn.... jumped down to 12-13%-ish.

Thanks bro

GodsStepBrother 05-04-2012 03:05 PM

:rockin: Still good though use them for bittering additions, the aroma should have gone down a lot to. :tank:

bobbrews 05-04-2012 03:08 PM

Yep, I know. Thanks again.


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