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Old 05-13-2012, 12:44 PM   #1
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So I need to bottle today because I have been dry hopping fore almost 2 weeks and I am in fear of the grassy flavors. I forgot to get a hop bag from LHBS. I need the ho bag to put around the auto syphon to act as a filter to keep the pellet dabirs out of the bottles. I was thinking of using some dirty old panthose but I thought that might add some off flavors any advice?

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Old 05-13-2012, 12:57 PM   #2
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lol not sure about "dirty and old" but pantyhose will do the trick.

 
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Old 05-13-2012, 01:01 PM   #3
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lol not sure about "dirty and old" but pantyhose will do the trick.
ok.. but I was thinking since they are a synthetic material not made for food they might add some off lavors of their own. or worse.. some harmefull chemicals. has anyone ever used pantyhose for this purpose?

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Old 05-13-2012, 01:39 PM   #4
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A lot of people will also us paint strainer bags as well
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Old 05-13-2012, 03:48 PM   #5
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You won't be the first to do it. I've not heard of any problems
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Old 05-13-2012, 04:33 PM   #6
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I use cheese cloth
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Old 05-13-2012, 05:15 PM   #7
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Any idea if a piece of plastic window screen mesh work? I'm thinking about cutting out a circle of this and using a zip tie to attach it to my Auto-Siphon. I have a roll of this sitting in the garage.
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Old 05-17-2012, 12:08 PM   #8
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I ended up buying a paint strainer from Lowes and zip tied it to my auto siphon. It worked great!

 
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Old 05-17-2012, 05:19 PM   #9
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You won't be the first to do it. I've not heard of any problems
Make sure you take the leg out of them first though
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Old 05-17-2012, 05:22 PM   #10
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I've used panty hose to cook with before.

Stuffed em full of sour kraut and put in the belly of a whole hog while roasting.

Don't think they'll hurt ur brew a bit
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