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Old 01-18-2010, 07:51 PM   #11
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I've used the hop sack in the past, but once I went electric I've been worried that a hop sack will just wrap itself around the element. The element is at just over the 3 gallon mark, so I can't shorten the bag enough to make sure I still get plenty of extraction.

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I've used the hop sack in the past, but once I went electric I've been worried that a hop sack will just wrap itself around the element. The element is at just over the 3 gallon mark, so I can't shorten the bag enough to make sure I still get plenty of extraction.
Yeah, I have mine clipped to the side of the keg so it rests at the 4 gallon mark. Hasn't touched the element yet. The hops are loosely floating and don't pack. May try one of those stainless infusers one day.
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