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Old 07-15-2009, 07:58 PM   #1
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Planning a somewhat small (3.75 gal) stout based on some leftover grains and hops. The recipe calls for warrior (1.5 oz) and cascades (1 oz). I have some magnum and glacier left over from a prior planned brew that I never made. Would those be suitable substitutes or am I better off sticking with the warrior/cascade? Thanks in advance.

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Old 07-15-2009, 08:51 PM   #2
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check this out - Brew Your Own: The How-To Homebrew Beer Magazine - Comparing and Selecting Hops

your substitutions don't seem to match. this doesn't mean you won't make a great-tasting beer - it will just taste different than the original recipe.

On the other hand, as far as I know, it won't really matter what you use for the bittering hops - they contribute little, if any, flavor or aroma. So a magnum for warrior swap at 60 minutes is probably just fine.


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Are they late additions or mostly just bittering?

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Old 07-15-2009, 09:14 PM   #4
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Yay, you'll still make fine beer with those subs, but they aren't that close.

Magnum is OK for Warrior if they are bittering additions though.

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