All that hard work in the field, precision drying, and then you store the hops in a garbage bag with a chip clip?
Our first foray into the Pelletizing process. Not just the How, but also the Why.
Harvested, dried and pelletized. Now what do you do with them?
Number Two! Last week was drying science, now we get into the hardware and how to put your drying plan into practice.
It’s a podcast, and it’s glorious. The science behind drying your hops.
Secondary steps such as drying and processing don’t have to be done. When you choose to do these things you create cost, but you also create value (and price point). What does it cost to add these value elements and is it proportional to what you can get out of it?
You’re our fans, and we love you all. However, this episode is about moving air around, not you. We’ll get to you later.
There’s a fine line between “that’s a creative way to save some time and/or money” and “uh oh, what did I just do?”. Sometimes those great ideas don’t work out too well, leading to the eternal battle between Current James and Future James.
Moving hops from Point A to Point B. Pretty simple, right? Not so much.
Let’s talk about drying. Again. A rare case where we replace “do whatever you want” with “do it this way, or it’s wrong”.