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Offline jtoots

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cider - dry hopping
« on: January 18, 2017, 06:23:16 AM »
Why not get this new thread started?!  Has anyone ever dry hopped a cider?  Thinking about giving my next batch a couple ounces of tettnang that I have left over from another.

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Re: cider - dry hopping
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2017, 08:01:20 AM »
I have dry hopped a mead... it needed more hops. the hops were apparent just not in your face :)
I used 0.35oz(10 grams) of Mosaic for a 5 gallon (19)litre batch

I will up that to 1oz (28.3grams) next time

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Re: cider - dry hopping
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2017, 09:06:18 AM »
I've done an apple/pear and an apple/pineapple. Halletuer and Cascade. Both turned out very well and received a lot of compliments on both. I didn't back sweeten so both were on the dryer side but the hops actually made it taste a little sweeter compared to the base without the hops. The first batch (apple/pear) I split into 3 one gallon jugs. One gal no hop, one gallon .2 oz of halletaur, the last gal .2 of cascade. The base was pretty dry. The other two were good. I dry hopped them for 12 days. The second was a apple/pineapple 5 gallon batch. 2 oz cascade in the secondary. Hopped for about 12 days. Won second in a local competition. It was a little dry but very drinkable. I enjoy the slight hop aroma and flavor in the cider. I will do another apple something once my grape cider completes. Intend to back sweeten this one after the dry hopping.

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Re: cider - dry hopping
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2017, 05:17:05 AM »
I've done an apple/pear and an apple/pineapple. Halletuer and Cascade. Both turned out very well and received a lot of compliments on both. I didn't back sweeten so both were on the dryer side but the hops actually made it taste a little sweeter compared to the base without the hops. The first batch (apple/pear) I split into 3 one gallon jugs. One gal no hop, one gallon .2 oz of halletaur, the last gal .2 of cascade. The base was pretty dry. The other two were good. I dry hopped them for 12 days. The second was a apple/pineapple 5 gallon batch. 2 oz cascade in the secondary. Hopped for about 12 days. Won second in a local competition. It was a little dry but very drinkable. I enjoy the slight hop aroma and flavor in the cider. I will do another apple something once my grape cider completes. Intend to back sweeten this one after the dry hopping.

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