Originally Posted by StonesBally
I have used Nugget hops on a number of brews, but my favorite beer I have made was hooped 50/50 with Nugget/Zeus, both as a FWH and then small alternating additions from 20 mins to flameout, and of course a healthy dry hop of both. Brewing that beer inspired me to begin growing those two hops, or at least getting my dad to grow them for me. We only got a couple of ounces off the plants the first season, hope I can make a ten gallon batch with fresh grown hops next year!
Ahh right on... good to hear you like the nugget hops. I am hoping for a slightly bitter IPA than what I have brewed before. My recipe is as follows
5lb. 8oz Light Dry Malt Extract
1lb. 8oz Briess 2 Row Malt
10oz American Crystal 10L
6oz Victory Malt
60min 1 oz Nugget 12%aa
30min .5 oz " "
15min .5oz " "
5min .5oz Centennial 10%aa
Dry Hop (7days) .5oz Centennial 10%aa
California ale WLP001
Whirlfloc tablet 15 min boial