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Old 02-22-2011, 05:05 PM   #11
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Ordered yesterday...shipped yesterday...to be delivered Thursday...brewing Saturday!! Awesome!! This is my first time ordering, and will definitely be back! Thanks again!

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I know you guys sell everything in 4 oz packs. What do you suggest is the best way to hold on to the hops once we open the bag?

Could I take 2 oz of hops and just put them in a zip lock bag and toss them in the freeze? I won't use 4 oz of hops anytime soon so that is why I ask.
I have a vacuum sealer and a roll of foodsaver bags. I picked up the sealer for about $40 on craigslist...great investment! They also sell ziploc bags with a "pump vacuum sealer", which work pretty good also. I bought one at first, but after losing the pump(and probably paying $10-15 between the pump and expensive resealable baggies) I decided to go with the actual vacuum sealer, and I love it! If you have bulk hops, you really can't go without it!

However, if there is any other suggestion to keeping the hops fresh, if you don't have any kind of vacuum sealer, I'd love to know!


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Old 02-22-2011, 09:56 PM   #12
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I'm going to place an order soon for some of the noble hops. Ever consider having a Noble Hops pack with 4 ounces each of Hallertau, Tettnanger, Spalt, and Saaz? That might make a nice addition to your other lineups.



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Old 02-23-2011, 03:14 AM   #13
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Been thinking about it, hope to put some new things up soon. Thanks for looking at our site.

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Ordered yesterday...shipped yesterday...to be delivered Thursday...brewing Saturday!! Awesome!! This is my first time ordering, and will definitely be back! Thanks again!



I have a vacuum sealer and a roll of foodsaver bags. I picked up the sealer for about $40 on craigslist...great investment! They also sell ziploc bags with a "pump vacuum sealer", which work pretty good also. I bought one at first, but after losing the pump(and probably paying $10-15 between the pump and expensive resealable baggies) I decided to go with the actual vacuum sealer, and I love it! If you have bulk hops, you really can't go without it!

However, if there is any other suggestion to keeping the hops fresh, if you don't have any kind of vacuum sealer, I'd love to know!
Money is a little tight so that is why I was wondering about the ziplock freezer idea. If they last for awhile that way then I will do it otherwise I have to try and find hops in a smaller oz size.
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:19 PM   #15
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How does a guy from WI get away with having a screen name of Steelers77 without getting lynched by the locals?

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How does a guy from WI get away with having a screen name of Steelers77 without getting lynched by the locals?
The Pack won, now if they lost probably a different story, and Id be buying hops else where.
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I see your out of Simcoe now. Are you getting any more before the next harvest?

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Money is a little tight so that is why I was wondering about the ziplock freezer idea. If they last for awhile that way then I will do it otherwise I have to try and find hops in a smaller oz size.
This is how I store my opened hop pellet packs. I squeeze as much air as I can out of the ziplock bag and seal it. I always use the freezer bags and double bag them. A vacuum sealer is on my "to get" list also.
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John, where we at here? There's no box on the website to select them. Are you out? Please say no!

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I have some coming, hope there here tomorrow. If not they will be in next week.



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