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Old 08-28-2011, 07:34 PM   #1
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Default How to store hops if you don't have a vacuum sealer?

What is the best way to store hops without a vacuum sealer? Just put them in a ziploc bag and squeeze out as much air as possible, then freezer? How will not vacuum sealing them affect storage time?

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Old 08-28-2011, 08:58 PM   #2
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Why not opt for the trusty ole mason jar?

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Old 08-28-2011, 09:07 PM   #3
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You can also buy some empty coffee bean bags with the vent on them.

http://www.sweetmarias.com/sweetmari...alve-bags.html

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Old 08-28-2011, 09:21 PM   #4
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Bags that I'm going to use soon I just use a bread bag tie on. I use the food saver for more long term storage.

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