Oooer. Can you explain this

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Oooer. Can you explain this

Post by MashBag » Sun Apr 10, 2022 8:31 am

Yesterdays brew had a misfire.
During boil I popped the wrong hops in.
Instead of bittering I added the hopstand teabag.

I quickly removed it & dropped it into cool water, to add later, which I did.

When washing up the teabags. That bag felt very wrong. When I emptied it, the hops had created a hard "gristle" lumps. Just like you might get on a steak.
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Normal is a total breakdown of the pellets, like wet breadcrumbs

Can anyone explain this?

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