Originally Posted by kcbrewmeister
I didn't even think about it not sinking, I might use cleaned/sanitized aquarium pebbles since I do not have any marbles. Will hops without a bag sink? I was going to use the bag for clarity but I guess i could always cold crash before bottling.
My experience has been that pellet hops break apart and sink and whole leaf hops float, with or without a bag. I put the bag in star san just like you said and you can definitely sanitize marbles or something to weigh it down.
I have some pics posted here: