Hopped Cider?

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Hopped Cider?

Post by nigel_c » Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:33 pm

Am planning on making up a batch of cider (Lidl or Tesco apple juice) and am thinking about dry hopping it for a few days. Maybe cascade or apollo. Just wondering if anyone has tried this and gotten good results. If not might just try a load of fresh fruit in 2nd. Looking for something different as have I have 2 other batched on the go. (about 3 months apart)

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Re: Hopped Cider?

Post by Taf » Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:47 am

I think some people go a bit further, and make an apple ale. Search on here, and I think EoinMag might have had a lash of it. Think it involved apple juice, malt extract, maybe crystal and hops.

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Re: Hopped Cider?

Post by Taf » Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:49 am

If you go with fresh fruit, look out for wild blackberries, elderberries and sloes, as I had great success when I did a cider including these before.

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Re: Hopped Cider?

Post by EoinMag » Sat Sep 08, 2012 11:25 am

Check on HomebrewTalk for a recipe for Graff, or on my blog, you really only need a tiny amount of hops, it's not really to create a hop flavour.

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Re: Hopped Cider?

Post by DCBrewing » Mon May 06, 2013 6:46 pm

how did it turn out? im going to make one myself this week

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Re: Hopped Cider?

Post by EoinMag » Mon May 06, 2013 11:42 pm

It's good. Try it see what you think.

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Re: Hopped Cider?

Post by DCBrewing » Fri May 10, 2013 10:10 pm

Have my batch on now. Have cascade also at the ready. Im gonna dry hop half of it. How much and how long would anyone care to advise?

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Re: Hopped Cider?

Post by EoinMag » Sun May 12, 2013 11:33 pm

A very very small amount, only a few grams.

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