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Old 03-29-2007, 08:01 PM   #21
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How long will hops keep stored like this in the freezer?
A long time. At least several months. Probably well over a year.


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Old 03-29-2007, 10:07 PM   #22
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Now that is a good idea. The only thing I don't like is how expensive the bags are for those things.
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I have taken to using heavy plastic bags that a friend gave me. A bit difficult sometimes to get a seal but through patience they work. Saves a mint on buying those expensive foodsaver bags.


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Old 03-29-2007, 10:19 PM   #23
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Yeah I just bought a pound of Cascade from Hopsdirect, which of course means I have two pounds to break up and seal. I need to do that today. Is it best to freeze the hops or put them in the fridge?
I put mine in the freezer. I ordered some from Hops direct and they just arrived too. I'm a bit disappointed. Their web site said the Cascade was 5% AA, but the ones that arrived are 4.2% AA which is the lowest Alpha percentage I have ever seen for Cascade hops.
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Old 03-31-2007, 12:59 AM   #24
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I put mine in the freezer. I ordered some from Hops direct and they just arrived too. I'm a bit disappointed. Their web site said the Cascade was 5% AA, but the ones that arrived are 4.2% AA which is the lowest Alpha percentage I have ever seen for Cascade hops.
Weird, mine said they were 6.9%. Do they have different varieties laying around or what?



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