Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Right hop variety?
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-20-2009, 07:20 PM   #11
beerkrump
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Triune, TN
Posts: 2,124
Liked 13 Times on 13 Posts

Default

10.99/lb for Cascades? You won the lottery! Where did you get them?

For an IPA, I'd hop like this...
60 min - 2 oz
20 min - 1 oz
10 min - 1 oz
0 min - 1 oz
dry hop - 1 or 2 oz
With this, you'll definitely know whether you like cascades or not.

For an APA, drop the 60 and dry hop to 1 oz and leave out the 10 min addition.

For dry hopping, it is paramount to get the hops in contact with the beer. Use a hop bag and weigh it down with some washers or marbles until it just sinks below the surface but doesn't 'thunk' on the bottom of the fermenter. Sanitize the bag and weights of course.

There's a lot of good advice on this site for dry hopping.

__________________
beerkrump is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
which hop variety to grow? brewhymn Hops Growing 12 09-17-2009 11:40 PM
Hop Variety Questions? rabeb25 Hops Growing 5 08-21-2009 08:50 PM
New Hop Variety Cheeto Recipes/Ingredients 10 04-15-2009 05:13 PM
If you could only grow one variety? chumprock Hops Growing 27 02-12-2009 09:46 PM
LME and DME Variety ? calebgh Extract Brewing 4 01-27-2009 04:24 PM