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Old 09-16-2013, 03:01 PM   #1
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I have begun picking the hops that are growing at my house. I don't know what kind, as they were growing there when we moved in. I started drying them in the basement on screens that are resting on chairs with a box fan on low near them. For the first few screens, I turned off the dehumidifier in the basement because I thought it may damage the hops in the drying process. So, I'm wondering, is it a good or bad idea to keep the dehumidifier on?

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Old 09-16-2013, 04:50 PM   #2
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I'd keep it on, otherwise you're likely just recirculating whatever moisture is pulled out of the cones. The dehydrator won't over-dry the hops...

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Old 09-16-2013, 06:55 PM   #3
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thanks. i figured it was a good idea and may speed up the drying.

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