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Old 09-18-2005, 04:05 AM   #11
PT Ray
Aug 2005
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Originally Posted by ORRELSE
Just cause some wizard says its okay, doesn't mean its okay. You don't know where that wizard has been.
Wizard or not, he still supported what I thought was just logical sense so I went back and added the link.

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Old 09-18-2005, 06:02 PM   #12
May 2005
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Well I did dry them as I wasn't ready to put a batch on just yet and didn't want to store them that long. The weight difference is huge out of about 6 oz I got about 2+ oz dried. Wish I had had a beer ready for dry hopping but alas not to be. MPW

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Old 09-19-2005, 06:40 PM   #13
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I have some hop vines in my garden. This year I harvested about a pound of mixed hops. I dried mine on the back deck on a screen tray so air can circulate. They should not contain that much moisture when you pick them. The leaves on the buds should be a touch dry and crinkly. I let mine sit one day out in the sun and then put them in a ziplock and into the freezer. It seems to work pretty well for me. A buddy does it pretty much the same way with good results.


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