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Old 08-28-2007, 01:50 AM   #1
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I have been surfing thru some of the past posts and have come across some that put hops into a tea ball. And another about sparging your grains after steeping in a grain bag. Question being, could you steep your grains in a tea ball, then sparge them with equal temp water, then clean the tea ball and reuse for the hops? I am sure there is something already posted about this, but I still have to ask. Thanks!

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Old 08-28-2007, 01:58 AM   #2
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Well, I think a tea ball would be too small for a couple of pounds of grains! I use a big grain bag for the grains and don't bother with anything for my hops- I just chuck them in.
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The biggest tea balls I've seen were about 3" in diameter. Fine for a few ounces of hops. If you could find larger ones, no reason they wouldn't work.
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