Originally Posted by daveooph131
Also, when you put it into the boil is it best to use a strainer bag or is it fine if this stuff ends up in the fermenter?
I've never used a bag for them. I just throw them in the boil pot with 15-20 minutes left to go. I don't know what kind of system you have, but I doubt you're going to get much, if any, in the fermenter. Even if you do, it ain't gonna hurt nothin'