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Old 11-04-2009, 11:10 PM   #1
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Ok so first of all thank you guys for not warning me how big 4lbs of hops are! I ordered from HopsDirect and my order came today. Tonight I am cooking 5 pounds of meat to make room in my freezer! These bags are huge! I should be putting these giant silver bags in my freezer right?
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:23 PM   #2
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Lol!
I take it you ordered 4lbs of leaf hops.
I got 2 lbs of pellets and I am still catching hell from SWMBO.
And yes the freezer is a good place for them.
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:41 PM   #3
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Yes 4 lbs of leads! I was expecting a box about the size of the priority mailers! I should have remember how big an oz of a similar plant was, but the calculations never took place in my mind. I am going to throw so much of this in my beer.
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:50 PM   #4
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I think like a dozen people already warned about the size of the leaf hops, you just must have missed it. If you search in the past hopsdirect threads there were a few people who mentioned the large size of the leaf hop bags.
Now you'll just have to do a giant double IPA this weekend to make room.

 
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:54 PM   #5
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Would a pound of cascade be too much for a 5 galloner?!?! The quadruple IPA is on its way. Just kidding I cant even hit 70% efficiency, I would spend the rest of my money acquiring they grain.
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:54 PM   #6
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This is the primary advantage to fridge/freezer kegerators.

 
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Old 11-05-2009, 12:03 AM   #7
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This is a wonderful day. I am full up on freezer capacity from hops and I got a 5lb co2 tank on craiglist for 20 bucks!
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Old 11-05-2009, 03:48 PM   #8
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get a food saver. i broke my pound bags up into 2 ounce vac packs and it takes up probably 75% less space. plus they're vacuum sealed so they'll stay fresher longer.

 
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Old 11-05-2009, 03:50 PM   #9
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I thought one pound of whole flower was a lot. Pellets all the way for me now.
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Old 11-05-2009, 04:01 PM   #10
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get a food saver. i broke my pound bags up into 2 ounce vac packs and it takes up probably 75% less space. plus they're vacuum sealed so they'll stay fresher longer.
+1 on the foodsaver. takes up much less space, hops stay fresher longer.

 
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