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Old 07-06-2013, 05:32 PM   #1
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Default Centennial Blonde Cascade Hop Substitution

Brewing Centennial Blonde tomorrow & just realized that I am all out of Cascade hops. Any advice on what I can substitute to get close to the same flavor profile? Thanks!

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Old 07-06-2013, 05:36 PM   #2
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Well...centennial is much higher AA so youd need to increase quantity of cascade to sub for the centennial. Other than that, centennial is often described as super cascade and I find them to be similar in terms of flavor profile.

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I love glacier hops as a cascade sub, or you could just use centennial for the cascade addition, but cut it down to match the alpha acid addition: for example

if centennial is 10% and cascade is 5% - add .5 ounces of centennial where it says 1 ounce of cascade.

if the cascade is a 60 minute addition you won't notice anything beyond the bitterness anyway, I usually just use whatever high alpha acid hop I have that is laying around for my 60 minute - magnum is best I think.

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Centennial is the bittering hop. Cascade is the flavor/aroma hop. Should I just use all Centennial? I would of course adjust for the AA difference.

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