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Old 07-30-2008, 11:19 PM   #1
Jul 2008
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I searched the posts and could not find this although I can't imagine it not already being discussed. My situtation is:
My closest homebrew shop is about 1.5 hours away. What is this best way to store hops for 3-4 months? And, how long will the hops stay fresh with those methods?

Thanks again for all your help!

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Old 07-30-2008, 11:21 PM   #2
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You should be able to buy the hops in oxygen/light blocking bags and then you just freeze them.

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Old 07-30-2008, 11:46 PM   #3
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I put a layer of ice in a small cooler than my bags of hops on top of this followed by more ice. Then this goes in the freezer, so when they freezer cycle goes into effect to defrost the freezer(Heating up) my hops still stay very cold.
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