Small.crop.of.hops.

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Small.crop.of.hops.

Post: # 291843Post sheena
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:17 pm

Hi,
I have ben given access to a small crop of hops can anyone throw some ideas as to what I could use them for.please?

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Post: # 291844Post Brewtrog
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:36 pm

The obvious answer is to make beer with them (well, I would say that). I've also made a rather enjoyable hop wine before now. Otherwise hop pillows are supposed to be a good aid for sleeping.

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Post: # 291845Post Green Aura
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:31 am

I've never made the wine but the best beer we ever made was this with a bag of unidentified hops I'd bought to make sleep pillows.

https://www.selfsufficientish.com/main/ ... real-hops/

The sleep pillows were good too - mix the hops with dried marjoram and lavender buds and sew into a small muslin bag. Slipped into your pillow they're supposed to aid restful slep.

If they're still on the bine(?) they apparently used to be used as a garland, for decoration. I'm not sure about that one, personally. The smell of hops alone is too strong for my tastes. :iconbiggrin:
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Post: # 291846Post sheena
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:10 pm

Thankyou for your replies everyone, much appreciated as alwaysx

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