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Old 08-18-2010, 10:01 PM   #1
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Question is.... and don't slam for this one....

If receipe calls for using 2oz of hops.....

Wet or dry hops.....still use 2 oz correct?

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Old 08-18-2010, 10:08 PM   #2
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Nope, wet hops are 4-6 times heavier in weight. If the recipe calls for a one oz. addtion use 4-6 oz. of wet hops. Fresh hops are mostly water, which is removed in the drying process before they are packaged and shipped to your LHBS, breweries, etc.
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Old 08-18-2010, 10:26 PM   #3
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Another nice thing about fresh hops, they don't absorb wort, so there's very little loss. And if you are making an IPA, toss a couple ounces in at flame out.
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