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Old 10-25-2009, 03:12 AM   #1
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Has anyone dry hoped cider? I have a 3 gallon batch ready to rack to secondary and 1/4 to 1/2 oz of Hallertauer left over from a few brews ago. Any ideas how this would work?

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Old 10-25-2009, 03:15 AM   #2
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What kind of cider do you have? Maybe you can split off a gallon so if you don't like it, its not a total loss.

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Old 10-25-2009, 03:19 AM   #3
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Good idea. Its just Cider and Dry English Ale yeast(WLP007). OG 1.05- Three weeks 1.001

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Old 10-25-2009, 03:23 AM   #4
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Ya, I think I would split it off. I feel like all that alcohol will extract a lot of aroma from the hops which may overpower the cider, but maybe not. Worth a try. What part of MA are you in?

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Old 10-25-2009, 03:32 AM   #5
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Still up in the air -I might leave it alone or just do a gallon. From Worcester.

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Old 10-25-2009, 04:21 AM   #6
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what was that about not messing with it?

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