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Title: Local Cascade Hops
Post by: bassface74 on March 22, 2011, 09:14:23 PM
Hey everyone!  I'm going to brew up an American Brown Ale and am going to use some locally grown hops here in Nebraska.  They are whole hops and I have never used them before.  Do you still weigh them out per oz like you would pellet hops?  Is there anything I need to know or do before adding them?
Title: Re: Local Cascade Hops
Post by: denny on March 22, 2011, 09:35:55 PM
I assume they've been dried?  Yeah, just weigh them out.
Title: Re: Local Cascade Hops
Post by: BrewArk on March 25, 2011, 05:42:08 AM
Hopefully they've been stored well.  Preferably they've been vacuum sealed (Zip-locked bags generally aren't good enough) & kept cold & dark.  If that's the case, just weigh out.

If they smell "cheesy" they've been oxidized.