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Old 09-25-2005, 05:22 PM   #1
Sep 2005
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Bought one of those vacuum-packed compressed blocks of hops at the weekend. I had a hell of a time trying to cut off the required amount. Next time I'll try a hacksaw.
Any tips on this?


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Old 09-25-2005, 05:43 PM   #2
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Do you mean a plug?

You're supposed to uncompress them prior to usage.

They're just compressed for shipping size (to reduce bulk).

Once uncompressed you can weight them easier.
HB Bill

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