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Old 03-09-2006, 09:37 PM   #1
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Are recipe weights for hop plugs and leaf hops the same?
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Old 03-09-2006, 09:42 PM   #2
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Yes.

But the results won't be the same.

To test this concept, next time you want to buy your girl some flowers, take them and smash them into plug-shaped masses and give them to her that way. Compare results versus giving her unsmashed roses.

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I don't think I've ever tasted a rose, crushed or intact, but I would imagine the smell would be about the same. What do you mean results are different?
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A buddy of mine took some roses from my Bush last summer and mixed them with hop leaves in the secondary of a pilsner... that brew convinced me to start this hobby.
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