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Dry hopping and frozen hops.
« on: April 09, 2011, 03:40:54 AM »
This seems like a silly question.  I'm doing a Dogfish Head 60 min clone and am going to be dry hopping next week.  I have my hops stored in the freezer.  Do I need to let the thaw before I dry hop them or can they just go from freezer to fermenter?  If so, how long should I let them thaw before adding them?
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Re: Dry hopping and frozen hops.
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2011, 03:57:48 AM »
never tried using the hops frozen, but I'd don't think it would be a problem. they'll just defrost in solution. on the other hand, they should defrost pretty quickly. I think I'd go ahead and try them frozen just out of curiosity.
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Re: Dry hopping and frozen hops.
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2011, 06:01:07 AM »
All my hops are stored in the freezer.  I never bother to thaw them out before using them.  It'll be fine. 
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Re: Dry hopping and frozen hops.
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2011, 07:04:52 AM »
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Re: Dry hopping and frozen hops.
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2011, 07:39:42 AM »
+1 - they defrost practically upon contact.
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Re: Dry hopping and frozen hops.
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2011, 08:16:48 AM »
All my hops are stored in the freezer.  I never bother to thaw them out before using them.  It'll be fine. 

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