Can you ever add too much aroma/flavor hops?

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brewinjunk

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I am looking to make an APA with a heavy hop flavor that singes your nose hair with aroma. I have put together a hop schedule heavy on the late additions (30-0min), involving 200+ g (~8 oz) of hops. Is there a point (amount) of diminishing returns where the hop additions aren't going to noticeably affect the flavor/aroma? Have I reached it?

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You can possibly get a little more aroma out of your hops by adding some post-ferment either as dry-hops or a hop tea. Fermentation kinda scrubs out some nice volatile hop oils.
 

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Yes, you can pass a point of diminishing returns but you are not there. It is a personal preference thing I guess. I made a batch with 5 oz under the 30 min addition(cascade) and I think its awesome but I think a lil more wouldn't destroy it, just be passed my preference.
 

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