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My version of a hop tea is exactly that. I make my hop tea by boiling 1 Cup water in pot and take it off the boil and let the hops(roughly 25gm for a 22L batch) sit for 10 minutes in the water. If I like the flavor then I add that to the brew. This may not be the correct way but it is how I do it and I have got great results.
The general ideas of hop bitterness, flavor and aroma related to time in the boil to hold true. Continual hopping doesn't generally produce any different aromas or flavors in my experience. In fact when over done the beer can taste fairly grassy. I don't know of too many brewers that do this still. Its labor intensive and has a fairly low return for ...
With the hops you have listed, I'd go with Challenger or Target, and keep the IBU's in the 20-25 range to minimize the flavor. For the Dry Hopping, about an ounce in a 5gal batch is detectable, while a radio of 1:1 ounces/gallons is the standard way to get pungent dry-hop goodness. If you want the dry hop aroma to be fairly strong, I'd split the batch into ...
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