Dry Hopping Doo-hickies

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mikec

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Even though I have a submersion chiller, I've been doing more brews with no-chill lately.
It's just so much less dicking about.

And so this has led me to start looking at gizmos I can use for dry hopping, or cube hopping.
Hop socks are what I have on hand, but they can get caught up in taps and so on. Plus I'm a bit gadget-mad and I'm always looking for nifty little things to make life easier and to satisfy my shiny object needs.

I found these, which look pretty cool:


https://www.house.com.au/product/executive-...ing-tea-infuser
$10ea

And also these:


https://www.house.com.au/product/scullery-s...-steel-tea-ball
$5ea

Only downside I see is they are not very big. Hop pellets tend to expand so put 30g or so into one of these and they'll be bursting at the seams I expect.
For the price I could always buy several.

What do others use? Does anyone have larger tea balls or similar?


EDIT: Also these on ebay, several sizes available. Not as pretty, but hey, for $2 delivered...


http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Stainless-Steel...0f6d&_uhb=1
 

barls

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i found the bags from t2 pretty useful. also i scored a couple of the large size from there as well but i cant find them on the website.
 

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my wife made some small bags out of voile.also have a large tea ball from t2.

just bought one of these see how it goes
 

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I used to use the large tea balls, like the ones from ebay, until the hinges / catches all rusted off.

These days I'm back to the homemade swiss voile bags. Only difference now is I make them a lot bigger than I used to.

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Little hop bags with one magnet in the bag and another magnet outside the vessel, that way it will not block the dip tube.

Cheers
 

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Little hop bags with one magnet in the bag and another magnet outside the vessel, that way it will not block the dip tube.

Cheers
your inside magnet doesnt rust into your beer?

edit - stupid quesion - your place must be like mine, a keg doesn't last long enough for rust to form! :D
 

mikec

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Little hop bags with one magnet in the bag and another magnet outside the vessel, that way it will not block the dip tube.

Cheers
Hmmm interesting...
 

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