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Offline ignaciog182

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Ingredients storage
« on: April 14, 2012, 10:25:23 AM »
I will make now the order of my ingredients, and ill be cooking next weekend, can you please tell wich is the best way to keep them perfect till i use them?
The grain come already milled(i dont have the mill yet) at vacuum.
The hops are entire flower.
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Ingredients storage
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2012, 11:30:06 AM »
Just keep the grain dry and sealed until use and refrigerate the yeast and freeze or refrigerate the hops and you should be good.

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Re: Ingredients storage
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2012, 06:23:31 AM »
I like to vacuum seal my hops- whole hops especially. Specialty grain too. Everything goes into a chest freezer. I think the Foodsaver brand vac-sealer is the best.

Bulk grain goes into gallon freezer bags- they hold 5 pounds. Then my base grain is used in 5# increments for recipes. These can go into a paper bag, bucket, box... just as long as they stay dry and cool.
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