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Old 09-05-2011, 10:04 AM   #1
May 2011
Canterbury, UK, England
Posts: 31

I've just brought some fresh hops still on the bine. (challenger, Kent hops)

I need to dry them but don't have the room.

Can I cut the hops of a leave in a paper lined box and put near a radiator to dry them out.

At the moment I've put them on the washing line, but due to weather they cant stay there.

The other alternative is i could put them in my shed, BUT i've got chemicals and other items of strong smell, i don't want the hops to take on the flavor and smell, would this happen.

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Old 09-05-2011, 11:49 AM   #2
Jan 2009
Pea Green, Colorado
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Typically it needs to be someplace warm, dry, and out of the sun, so wherever you can find that criterium should work, Not sure I would put them in with chemicals, etc.

BY the way, the mods typically frown on double posting, I think your post in the hops section is sufficient and will get you the best responses.
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