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From: a.e.mossberg <aem@mthvax.miami.edu>
Subject: Re: bittering hops
Date: 1989-02-11 20:04:54 GMT

In Homebrew #73, Pete Soper sez:

|A while back I asked if any flavor or aroma was contributed by hops
|boiled for 90 minutes or more. Here is a summary of what I I've learned.
[...]
|Dave Line's "The Big Book of Brewing" (p 70):
| 90% of aroma lost with boil, no mention of flavor effects

I don't have the book here to give any exact quotes, but my recollection was
that he considered a long boil of hops more important than any benefits from
dry-hopping or putting in hops during the last few minutes of the boil.

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