Hop age question

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Toy4Rick

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Hey gang,

I seem to find my stash of .5oz or .75oz of various hops keeps increasing, not that it's a bad thing to have extra hops around, however I was wondering how long hops will last before losing their flavor/AA%.

Should they be refrigerated or frozen, which is best?

Any advice is greatly appreciated

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I bought a rogue kit which came with hops that didn't have an ice pack, let alone the box was covered in dust. They smelled hoppy so we through them in.
 

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Beersmith will tell you the A/A% based on the age of the hops (if your hops have a date code on them, that is).

Also look for signs of yellowing if they're pellet hops.
 
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