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Old 01-13-2013, 07:23 PM   #11
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I made an a NS cascade IPA once. The tropical and citrus i got from the hops were nice but i did not prefer it for bittering. Id like to try bittering with chinook and flavor/aroma with NS and chinook

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Old 01-14-2013, 07:00 PM   #12
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Default Here is a tentative recipe, what do you think?

Going for an English IPA style, again I have never used nelson but hear it tastes like a white wine, I am going for a bread and wine type flavor (not a bad name What do you think?

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
6 lbs 12.0 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 56.2 %
3 lbs 4.0 oz Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) Grain 2 27.1 %
1 lbs Melanoiden Malt (20.0 SRM) Grain 3 8.3 %
1 lbs Munich Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM) Grain 4 8.3 %
1.25 oz Nelson Sauvin [12.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 5 26.2 IBUs
1.00 oz Nelson Sauvin [12.00 %] - Boil 30.0 min Hop 6 16.1 IBUs
1.00 oz Nelson Sauvin [12.00 %] - Boil 15.0 min Hop 7 10.4 IBUs
1.50 oz Nelson Sauvin [12.00 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 8 0.0 IBUs
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Yorkshire Square Ale Yeast (White Labs
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:04 PM   #13
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Sorry but where are you guys still finding Nelson Sauvin outside of 1 oz packaging?

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Old 01-14-2013, 11:34 PM   #14
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i'd def save some nelson for dry hopping, it's got a wonderful nose to it

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Old 01-15-2013, 12:07 AM   #15
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Sorry but where are you guys still finding Nelson Sauvin outside of 1 oz packaging?
I bought some in 4oz packages at farmhousebrewingsupply.com and it looks like they have some back in stock right now.
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:11 AM   #16
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+1 to what everyone said. This is such a strange, strange hop; I'm not sure you can ever get too much bittering out of it.

I had it in a single hop IPA that was still cloudy and it ended up being one of the nicest faux keller biers I've ever had! ; )

There's something about NS that makes me just want to GUZZLE any beer that includes that hop. Using only 15% NS just brings with it a ton of that NS juicy grapeyness! I go ape**** crazy for that hop. Any beer with NS should be lower gravity so that I can drink it by the 2 liter boot! ; )

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Old 01-15-2013, 12:28 AM   #17
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I have a solo hop NS IPA in the kegerator as we speak. I think it's wonderful. It's definitely not an ordinary IPA but has a solid white grapey type flavor and awesome aroma. I used 3 oz throughout the boil and 2 for dry hopping (5 gallon batch).
Go for it! You won't regret it.
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I did like a hoppy american wheat or a wheat ipa if you will with NS and Citra fermented with white labs kolsch yeast. Thought it was amazing. I think I used something neutral like Galena or Magnum for bittering and then used 4oz each of citra and NS. It had some of that peach-y goodness from citra and the crazy juicyness from NS keg disappeared way to quickly

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I got mine from my local hbs, rebel brewer. I bought 10 oz a couple of days ago.

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I did like a hoppy american wheat or a wheat ipa if you will with NS and Citra fermented with white labs kolsch yeast. Thought it was amazing. I think I used something neutral like Galena or Magnum for bittering and then used 4oz each of citra and NS. It had some of that peach-y goodness from citra and the crazy juicyness from NS keg disappeared way to quickly
That sounds delicious! I bought a bunch of NS because it is usually out of stock so I got enough for another. With the kolsch yeast what temp do you ferment at? Cold for a cleaner taste or warmer for the fruitiness?
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