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Old 04-13-2008, 08:14 PM   #1
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Default Hops...straight or in a bag?

When brewing a hoppy beer, or I guess any beer, do you put the hops right into the wort or do you use a nylon bag?
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Old 04-13-2008, 08:16 PM   #2
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Straight in and whirlpool them out at the end.
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Old 04-13-2008, 08:31 PM   #3
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I go straight in for pellets, and hop bag for whole leaf.
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Old 04-13-2008, 08:35 PM   #4
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I prefer whole leaf, so I bag them for easy extraction.

However if I can only get pellets, they go straight in and get a whirlpool at the end to get the most goodness out of the boil kettle.
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