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Old 05-28-2008, 04:40 AM   #1
May 2008
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I'm planning to add some hop pellets to my secondary for dry hopping. Do these pellets need to be sanitized before I add them? And if so, what's the best way to sanitize them?

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Old 05-28-2008, 04:49 AM   #2
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Hops were traditionally used not only as a flavoring agent, but also as a preservative due to their antibacterial properties. So no need to sanitize them. If you are using a hop bad, sanitize the bag, but if no bag, just throw them in.

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