Originally Posted by BarleyWater
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.
Packaged: Simple Cyser '14 (Nelson Sauvin Dry Hopped!)
Primary: Simple Cyser '15, Basic Spiced Cider, Spur of the Moment Graff
Secondary: Why do I keep this line here...?
Bulk Aging: Cocobochet, Wild Cider
Planned: Some sort of SMaSH. Otherwise, so many ideas, not enough time to brew them....