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 The hop harvest

Picking up the hops.
Some cones were dried on a window screen (shown here), some in the oven
Dried and packed hops ready for the freezer

In the spring, I planted 4 old varieties of Swedish hops in my residence [1,2]. Last week I finally harvested the previous cones, dried them, and froze them to be used in brewing beer in the coming weeks and months. For a first year, the harvest in not bad: I got around 450 g of dried hops, which would be enough for 100-200 litres of beer.

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