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Old 09-07-2011, 04:47 AM   #1
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Any benefits in First wort hopping ?

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Old 09-07-2011, 05:02 AM   #2
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Yes. You will get more hop flavor out of your bittering hops. You will also get a smoother less harsh bitterness.

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Old 09-07-2011, 05:04 AM   #3
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IMO bitterness is less harsh.

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Old 09-07-2011, 05:07 AM   #4
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would you recomend doing this on all beers?

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Old 09-07-2011, 05:24 AM   #5
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if you want better hop character from your bittering hops, yes

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Old 09-07-2011, 05:24 AM   #6
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thank you

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Old 09-07-2011, 03:02 PM   #7
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Yeah, I do a FWH in almost everything I brew.

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Old 09-07-2011, 06:12 PM   #8
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Yeah, I do a FWH in almost everything I brew.
Same here.
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Old 09-07-2011, 07:18 PM   #9
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Yeah, I do a FWH in almost everything I brew.
Me too. I make a ton of APAs and IPAs and ambers, and FWH all of them.
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Old 09-07-2011, 07:22 PM   #10
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Me too. I make a ton of APAs and IPAs and ambers, and FWH all of them.
Yooper, do you have a 60 minute addition also? Or do you calculate to get the bulk of your IBUs from the FWH?

IIRC, FWH is pretty equivalent to a ~20 minute addition?
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