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Batz

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I am doing a brew now , in one of the hop additions it calls for a SAAZ plug

I only have pellets , so I have the subistute for the same weight .

Will this be OK?

Really have no choise
 

big d

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cant see any reason why not batz
after all plugs are only larger versions of pellets.
 

GMK

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Batz

I would not substitute in the same weight - as i am sure that plugs dont have the same efiiciency/utilisation that you get with pellets.

I would use 60% of the listed weight of the hop plugs.
Eg if it called for 100gms of hop plug i would use 60gms of pellets.

I am sure that others would be able to provide more accurate info.
You can use Promash to check it out - key in the hop plugs to give the ibu's and then key in the same weight of pellets to see the ibu's listed.

Then do a %calc of the difference and then that should give you the equivalent weight of pellets to use.
 

Batz

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OK
Thanks GMK
 

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If they are for bittering I would think of a little less not sure how much I think promash adds something like 10% extra utilisation for pellets. If they are late additions I wouldn't stress over it as they wont be in the boil long enough to do all that isomerisation of the alpha acids.... ;)
 

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