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Old 08-28-2010, 12:30 AM   #1
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I planted two types of hops and forgot which plant was which. One was Fuggles and the other were Cascade. Is there a way to tell which is which?
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Old 08-28-2010, 12:33 AM   #2
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Taste? fruity vs woody
Not sure on visibly telling the difference.

 
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Old 08-28-2010, 12:34 AM   #3
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Smell them and taste them.

Cascade - Unmistakable grapefruit citrus aroma and flavor. Signature hop of many American microbrews.

Fuggles - Classic English aroma hop. Mild, soft herbal aroma. Use in all English beers: pale ale, brown ale, porter, stout.
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Old 08-28-2010, 03:24 AM   #4
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cascade on the left, fuggles on the right.

or just listen to the guys above me
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Old 08-28-2010, 03:48 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by l1ranger View Post
cascade on the left, fuggles on the right.

or just listen to the guys above me
Agreed. My buddy has Cascade growing on his garage; they look just like the ones on the left.

Taste 'em though.

 
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Old 08-28-2010, 01:58 PM   #6
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Take a few cones from each and steep in a cup of boiling water for five minutes.
Cool and taste.
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Old 08-28-2010, 06:57 PM   #7
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mix them together and claim you've developed a new hop with traits of each

 
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Old 08-28-2010, 07:41 PM   #8
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Not hard, Cascade is 75% Fuggle.

 
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Old 08-29-2010, 06:39 PM   #9
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http://www.skotrat.com/skotrat/hops.cfm

 
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Old 08-29-2010, 10:51 PM   #10
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Thanks for everyones help, I think I got it.
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