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Old 12-14-2009, 12:03 PM   #11
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so if you get 5 or 10# of hops, do they come in one bag?

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Old 12-14-2009, 04:23 PM   #12
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I believe the hops are sold by the pound, in one pound bags. At least that's my experience.

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When we sell to homebrewers, they are packaged in one pound vacuum sealed bags. +1 for the Foodsaver! Re-using the bag and vacuum sealing your hops would be the best bet, then storing them in the freezer.
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Old 10-17-2010, 12:24 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by BarleyWater View Post
That zip-loc vacuum thing sucks, and not the good kind of suck.

After a few uses it stopped working very efficiently, I can get more air out of the bag by leaving a small opening at the top and sucking the air out with my mouth before sealing. A freezer bag will be just fine for several months if you can get the majority of the air out.
I've been using the ziplock vacuum bags like this for a while to store left over hops and other brewing herbs Iincluding bulk hops from HopsDirect, and I've never had a problem with them...I've reused the bags several times, and I've never lost a seal or had a bag "recompress" on me.
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