From the HBD Archive
From: (Jeff J. Miller)
Subject: Using whole leaf hops
Date: 1992-03-09 16:00:22 GMT

As my frozen harvest of hops from last year nears its end, I had
noticed that it was taking more to get an equal bittering. After
disecting the spent hops from a previous brew I noticed that many
of the glands were still untouched by the wort (this after a greater
then 1 hour boil!).

So this weekend I took more hops out of the freezer and put them in
the food processor. Great smell and it put the zest back into the

Now all this might seem obvious, but sometimes its easy to overlook
the obvious. For all of you thinking about growing hops this summer,
you may want to remember to chop them up (just) before using them.

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