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Old 08-08-2013, 11:08 PM   #1
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Default Easy way to dry hops

I'm about to harvest some hops off my first year plant but I've never done it so I don't know the best way to dry them I have a window screen and some air filters

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Old 08-08-2013, 11:12 PM   #2
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Sounds simple enough for me.

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Old 08-08-2013, 11:19 PM   #3
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I set up a window screen on some sawhorses and ran a box fan under it. Worked great.

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If I don't have a box fan can I just do that setup under a ceiling fan?

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I made some wooden frames with window screen and use a piece of nylon rope and a pulley to lift them into the rafters in my garage. Every day lower them and give a shake to make sure they're not piled up and only drying on top and bottom. As long as you don't put them in a room with stagnant air you don't NEED a fan.
The benefit of a fan is it dries them faster so they're fresher when you vacuum pack them to store.

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If I don't have a box fan can I just do that setup under a ceiling fan?
Should work. Just need to have some moving air that helps it dry faster.
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