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Old 07-31-2007, 09:16 AM   #1
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I'm Thing of maybe hopping my next cider, I;m not sure with what type of hops but i bet it will be interesting. Has anyone tried anything like this yet? if so what did it turn out like?

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Old 07-31-2007, 12:09 PM   #2
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I'd start with a half gallon batch. I suppose you're going to make a small hop tea to add to the juice?

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Old 07-31-2007, 01:53 PM   #3
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BARF! Not quite that bad, but bad. Tried dryhopping 2L with some Perle. Dumped it.

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Old 07-31-2007, 09:08 PM   #4
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Well then maybe i will scratch this whole idea and wait to see what my cinnomon/ brown sugar cider i am fermenting!!!!

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Old 07-31-2007, 09:18 PM   #5
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Blasphemy! Just make some Apfelwein!

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Old 07-31-2007, 10:16 PM   #6
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Cinnamon/brown sugar cider is good stuff, so if apfelwein. Leave hops to the beer-brewers, think of cider more like the wine-makers and the mead-makers as far as additions and blending is concerned.

This is the point of these boards, throwing out an idea and having other people tell you if it works or not, from their own personal experience. It's a beautiful thing.

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I know this is a really old thread, but saw it and thought i would throw in my 2 cents. Good ciders usually come from a blend of apples that include some bitter sharps. If youre making your home cider from AJ, then it likely does not include these more full bodied apples. I've found that if you are really, and i stress, really light handed with a hop addition by boiling say 1/2 oz of a more floral mild hop in a couple hundred ML of water, and then blend that concoction in a 5 gallon batch, it can add some of the back of mouth bitterness that a good cider derives from more tannic apples. Its cheating, but its better than a thin cider made from just table variety apples. Give it a shot, curious to see if it works for ya!

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