How much to weigh down wethop dry hop bags

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bingggo

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Hi folks,

Any enterprising soul out there noticed what kind of weight ratio you need to actually submerge mesh bags full of wethops during the dry hop phase?

They are so buoyant! I put 400g in a bag, with a triclover clamp at the bottom, and after much coaxing its only about 75% submerged.

I'm going to put suspend 8x 500g bags of fresh hops into the top of a 500 litre conical, and thinking my life would be easier if I had a better idea what weight of stainless bits I'll need to put in the bottom of the bags :)

Cheers,
B
 

jmcquesten

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So almost 9 lbs of hops in 132 gallons of beer...? Maybe a bowling ball? Or do this
weigh 2 triclover clamps on your hop scale and multiply by 8...
(.... obviously joking about the bowling ball)
 
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