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Old 04-23-2008, 11:50 AM   #1
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Feb 2008
Alexandria, VA
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I've looked all over the internet, flipped through all my books, and I still can't find what I'm looking for!!! Maybe you guys can help.......

If my recipe calls for 1oz of hops, does it matter if I use 1 oz of pellet, or 1 oz of whole hops? Is there some sort of conversion, or can it be a straight swap, ounce for ounce?

Thanks a bunch!!
Primary - Bluebird Bitter, Negra Modelo
Secondary - Flanders Red
Drinking - Independence Pale Ale V1.0, Trappist Style Dubbel, Dunkelweizen, Saison, Fat Tire, SNPA
Conditioning - Chimay Red, Imperial American Pale Ale, Independence Pale Ale V2.0, Belgian Wit
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:58 AM   #2
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You generally need 10% more whole hops than pellet, but if your only talking one ounce, I probably wouldn't worry about it.
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