HBT 2015 Big Giveaway - Enter Now

Huge Supporting Membership Discounts - 20% Off

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Hops Growing > hop weight
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-10-2008, 02:37 PM   #1
anderj
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
anderj's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Boise, ID
Posts: 334
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts

Default hop weight

I am growing 10 first year vines, like everyone some are doing better than others. One of my cascades has maybe 150-200 buds on it. I was curious is anyone had some sort of approximation of how many single hop cones made up an ounce? Alternately, how much does an average single cone weigh? I haven't used whole hops in a while so I don't have any lying around right now.
Just curious
-ander

__________________
anderj is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2008, 03:36 PM   #2
HomerT
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Wixom, MI
Posts: 558
Liked 4 Times on 3 Posts

Default

I am interested as well. I am also curious as to how to adjust a recipe for whole hops versus pellets.

-Todd

__________________
HomerT is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2008, 04:34 PM   #3
Bobby_M
Vendor and Brewer
HBT_SPONSOR.png
Vendor Ads 
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
 
Bobby_M's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Whitehouse Station, NJ
Posts: 22,467
Liked 1165 Times on 773 Posts
Likes Given: 29

Default

200 cones dried will be about 1/2 an ounce. Better get propagating come spring ;-) J/K. I'm curious too and have an accurate enough scale to find out for ya. I'll sacrifice one of my monster-yet-not-quite ready to pick cones tonight and dry it out.

__________________

Welcome to BrewHardware.com. I love you.
New 100% Stainless Steel Heating Elements are IN! ULWD 5500w Ripple, 2000w, 1500w, etc
Chugger Pumps, Pump Kits, Camlocks, Sightglasses, Clear USA made Silicone Tubing, RIMS, Electric Install Parts, etc.

Bobby_M is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2008, 06:48 PM   #4
anderj
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
anderj's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Boise, ID
Posts: 334
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts

Default

wow, 200 cones is .5 oz? In the past when I have used whole leaf hops it didn't seen like 400 hop cones made up 1 oz but I could be wrong. Man, I thought I was better off than that.
-ander

__________________
anderj is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2008, 06:55 PM   #5
SporkD2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Posts: 748
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Ya, I would say 20-30 cones are 1/2oz. No way that many cones fit into my little tupperware container I measure in

__________________
SporkD2 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-10-2008, 08:16 PM   #6
Shovhed1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: South West Pa.
Posts: 28
Default

I recently picked 1/2 of a brown paper shopping bag of hallerteau hops. Dried them for 5 days, then packed them into a ziplock bag (very sticky and aromatic). The bag weighed 2 ounces. Not that much for all those hops.

__________________
Shovhed1 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-11-2008, 04:32 AM   #7
Bobby_M
Vendor and Brewer
HBT_SPONSOR.png
Vendor Ads 
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
 
Bobby_M's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Whitehouse Station, NJ
Posts: 22,467
Liked 1165 Times on 773 Posts
Likes Given: 29

Default

Sorry, the J/K means just kidding. Though I was joking, it really does seem to take a ton more volume to make up an ounce. If I'm remembering correctly, one ounce of dried whole hops is about how much you could hold in one hand, palm up.

__________________

Welcome to BrewHardware.com. I love you.
New 100% Stainless Steel Heating Elements are IN! ULWD 5500w Ripple, 2000w, 1500w, etc
Chugger Pumps, Pump Kits, Camlocks, Sightglasses, Clear USA made Silicone Tubing, RIMS, Electric Install Parts, etc.

Bobby_M is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-11-2008, 04:39 AM   #8
FlyingHorse
Formerly Bike N Brew
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
FlyingHorse's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Evanston IL
Posts: 1,864
Liked 10 Times on 10 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bobby_M View Post
Sorry, the J/K means just kidding. Though I was joking, it really does seem to take a ton more volume to make up an ounce. If I'm remembering correctly, one ounce of dried whole hops is about how much you could hold in one hand, palm up.
I think it's even more than that (unless you have really big hands). IIRC, an ounce of loosely packed dried whole cones was about 3 cups, maybe pushing 4.
__________________
No signature required.
FlyingHorse is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-11-2008, 10:09 PM   #9
Bobby_M
Vendor and Brewer
HBT_SPONSOR.png
Vendor Ads 
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
 
Bobby_M's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Whitehouse Station, NJ
Posts: 22,467
Liked 1165 Times on 773 Posts
Likes Given: 29

Default

You could be right. I'm talking the stuff you get commercially where it seems the cones are partially ripped apart and somewhat compacted from the vacu-seal.

__________________

Welcome to BrewHardware.com. I love you.
New 100% Stainless Steel Heating Elements are IN! ULWD 5500w Ripple, 2000w, 1500w, etc
Chugger Pumps, Pump Kits, Camlocks, Sightglasses, Clear USA made Silicone Tubing, RIMS, Electric Install Parts, etc.

Bobby_M is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-12-2008, 01:25 AM   #10
FlyingHorse
Formerly Bike N Brew
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
FlyingHorse's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Evanston IL
Posts: 1,864
Liked 10 Times on 10 Posts

Default

I'm hoping to get a brew in this weekend...if I do, I'll get a density meausrement and report back.

__________________
No signature required.
FlyingHorse is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Gaining Weight? NJTomatoguy General Chit Chat 5 07-15-2008 02:14 AM
Sanke keg weight SuperiorBrew General Techniques 4 12-09-2007 02:31 AM
DME weight? HarvInSTL Bottling/Kegging 4 05-15-2007 01:46 PM
Weight of 3/4 cup of DME Moonpile Recipes/Ingredients 4 05-12-2007 12:42 AM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS