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Posted in thread: How I print beer lables for cheap. small runs and long runs, waterproof-ish. on 09-26-2012 at 07:00 PM
Awesome thread! I'm going to give this method a shot soon with the two batches I just bottled.
Posted in thread: Vacuumed hops: freeze? on 09-17-2012 at 06:14 PM
Two weeks is a bit on the long side when dry hopping at room temperature, imo...Cheers!What is
your recommendation, sir? This is my first time dry hopping...
Posted in thread: Vacuumed hops: freeze? on 09-17-2012 at 05:04 PM
Hey all, just wanted to give everyone a little update...Last night I pulled my hops out of the
freezer and racked my beer to the secondary. It was tastes and smells amazing from all of the
fresh hops ...
Posted in thread: Vacuumed hops: freeze? on 09-07-2012 at 07:24 PM
Cant hurt to freeze them and retain as much "goodness" as possible. Probably wont hurt to just
throw them in the fridge either, considering it is only a week or so. Report back on your dry
Posted in thread: Vacuumed hops: freeze? on 09-07-2012 at 02:28 AM
Hello all,I just vacuum sealed some homegrown dried out hops I had on hand.My question is, if
I'm going to use these for dry hopping in a secondary within the next 7-10 days, should I even
Posted in thread: What kind of hops are these? on 09-06-2012 at 08:52 PM
Very "grassy" and vegetal big globs of green mush. :( At least in my experience.Drying them
first, and then freezing was fine, though.So how should I freeze these bad boys? About 3oz of
them I'm going...
Posted in thread: What kind of hops are these? on 09-06-2012 at 01:59 AM
Ok so if I have about 7oz at about 80% of their weight (which I would assume they are)...and I
use half tomorrow to brew with...what should I do with the other half if I want to dry hop in
3-4 weeks? ...
Posted in thread: What kind of hops are these? on 09-06-2012 at 01:39 AM
No, don't just freeze them. Dry them out by placing on a mesh screen in a warm place until
totally dry and then freeze them. Or use them in a batch of beer right away. But don't freeze
wet hops!Well h...
Posted in thread: What kind of hops are these? on 09-06-2012 at 01:27 AM
Use some for the boil and dry the rest for dry hopping. Or just use them all.Yeah I was just
thinking that. Pretty sure that's the route I'm gonna go.I cut off all of the vines and
leaves... there's a...
Posted in thread: What kind of hops are these? on 09-05-2012 at 08:05 PM
They look like my Centennials. Not Cascade. But who knows.Typically it's recommended to use
freshly-picked wet hops within 48 hours, they deteriorate pretty quickly. So brew today, or
freezer, or dry....