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Old 10-03-2010, 07:48 PM   #1
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Default Anyone ever freeze their hops after using them in a Randall?

So I used my randall for the first time yesterday and ran 3-4 gallons through it before the party died. Can I freeze the hops and use them the next time I use the randall or just toss them? I know the hops will keep for a few weeks if you're using the randall sparingly, but wasn't sure what I could do for long term storage.

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Or you can freeze them and use them for bittering.
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Hop prices have been dropping and are continuing the trend, which makes me wonder why you'd want to bother?

I suppose as David says you can use them for bittering but how would you know what AA% value to assign them? Surely running beer through them is going to carry off some of the Lupulin leaving you with an unknown quanity.
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