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Old 10-26-2009, 08:24 PM   #1
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What is the profile of these hops? Mostly, how citrusy; is there a big grapefruit taste/aroma?

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Old 10-26-2009, 08:29 PM   #2
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Not exactly what you're looking for, but check out the hop chart over at BYO. This proved immensely helpful on my last brew as I had to substitute a few hop varietals due to their being out of stock at the LHBS.

http://www.byo.com/resources/hops

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Old 10-26-2009, 08:49 PM   #3
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To me, Centennial has a citrusy grapefruit aroma and flavor with a little more spice and pungency than Cascade.

Beers that are late/dry hopped with Columbus always remind me of hop's less legal plant-relative, if you get my drift. Very pungent and dank.

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