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    Big hop flavor with 1/3 the hops

    Sounds interesting, but I'm really more interested in the "substitution for dry hopping" aspects of the "French Press Hop Tea method". Since someone above was posting that adding vodka and 5.2 helps with the extraction, etc, I was thinking that just using the fermented beer itself would be...
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    Big hop flavor with 1/3 the hops

    I was thinking that instead of Water and Vodka and 5.2, why not just draw off some of the fermented beer, and heat that to 180, and steep your hops? Would the extraction be good? Would the Ph of the beer be a problem? Then, you're just adding back beer instead of water and vodka too...