Originally Posted by DinoCow
I was thinking about using Magnum as my bittering and Willamette + Cascade as my finishing/aroma. Would this combination work well?
Yes, that is an excellent combination choice. Maybe something like this:
Cascade 0.25oz 10min
Willamette 0.25 10min
Cascade 0.25oz 0min
Willamette 0.25 0min
This will give you some citrusy, floral flavor and aroam but should be restrained enough to blend with the malt.
You could add some Cascade for a dry hop, if you think it needs it.
Other combination people tend to use:
In general I think you really just have to choose hops to blend by taste. In general I think most beers really benefit from one hop type unless you are talking about a hoppy beer. There I just stick with American hop types, they tend to blend well with each other.