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Old 04-17-2009, 12:45 AM   #1
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Default Secret Hop combinations?

Widmer has Alchemy.

For NW style ales I have a blend I call Oswego - Named after the street I grew up on in Portland.
It's essentially Glacier, Willamette, Mt. Hood and Cascade

anyone else?



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Old 04-17-2009, 02:13 AM   #2
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Last year, AHS had "Centennial Type," which was 70/30 Cascade/CTZ.



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Old 04-18-2009, 06:08 AM   #3
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no one is giving up any secrets eh?

oh well.

Time for more beer.

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Columbus/Willamette for IPA or hoppy ambers.

Bitter with columbus, flav/aroma addition with willamette and dry hop with a bit (not to much!) of columbus.

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The world's best combo is simcoe/amarillo. It's an awesome combination. I need to brew with those again.

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Old 04-18-2009, 12:57 PM   #6
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Columbus/Willamette for IPA or hoppy ambers.

Bitter with columbus, flav/aroma addition with willamette and dry hop with a bit (not to much!) of columbus.
That's great, I am on my second batch doing just that.
The last one I saved a little columbus for the 2min add to give it a little something. We'll see how that turns out.
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Magnum/Amarillo/Simcoe

I throw the Magnum in at 60 for bitterness then use the Amarillo and Simcoe for the flavor & aroma additions. While it's not a secret, it's a great combo.

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I personally like a 50/50 blend of Sterling/Willammette, not sure if it really falls in any style guidelines, but I use it in pale ales and some "bitters" and find it quite tasty.



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