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  • Posted in thread: Summit Vs. Stella (Ella) hops on 11-25-2014 at 03:02 AM
    Summit wins if you're looking for citrus. And your recipe is all about that dank pacific NW hop
    flavor.(St)ella is generally a milder hop overall and I haven't really ever gotten grapefruit
    from it. M...

  • Posted in thread: Columbus/Topaz/Galaxy on 11-14-2014 at 04:54 AM
    I have worked with these hops quite a bit. In my experience Galaxy actually makes a unique and
    potent bittering hop. I would recommend trying it.For an IIPA an ounce at 60 would do
    nicely.Personally I...

  • Posted in thread: Choose three hops to use for the rest of the year on 09-23-2014 at 05:10 AM
    Bravo, Chinook, EKG

  • Posted in thread: Earthy Pale Ale on 08-05-2014 at 06:54 PM
    I've gotten 'woody' from Northern Brewer hops. And I know Simcoe are known for their pungent
    dankness.Using some darker crystal in the right amount might give you more of those darker
    flavors you're l...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate flavor in beer on 07-18-2014 at 09:12 AM
    I have a recent brew with a prominent chocolate note that is somewhere between a brown and a
    mild porter. The specialty malts used per 5 gallons were:6 oz. amber malt6 oz. pale chocolate2
    oz. roasted ...

  • Posted in thread: Archers Golden Bitter clone on 07-17-2014 at 09:07 AM
    If you are doing a mash then you could potentially lower the target mash temp by a couple
    degrees to compensate for the residual sweetness that will be caused by adding the crystal.
    Your color will be...

  • Posted in thread: alpha acid discrepancy - herkules 6.6 vs 17% on 07-09-2014 at 06:27 PM
    I would suggest finding some super light commercial beer and doing a test with them similar to
    this: do a comparison with some other hop you have laying around. It won't necessarily tell
    you what the...

  • Posted in thread: Galaxy hops on 06-20-2014 at 09:42 AM
    Galaxy Pale (Australian Pale Ale)Original Gravity (OG): 1.048 (P): 11.9Final Gravity (FG):
    1.012 (P): 3.1Alcohol (ABV): 4.72 %Colour (SRM): 5.0 (EBC): 9.9Bitterness (IBU): 48.0
    (Tinseth)8 lbs. 84.21...

  • Posted in thread: Amount of IBUs for bittering addition hops when making an IPA? on 03-10-2014 at 03:53 AM
    The last IPA I made, which I would describe as balanced, had ~20 IBU contribution at 60 minutes
    and another ~20 IBU at 20 minutes.I then added 2.5 oz at flameout and 2.5 in the dry hop for a
    5 gallon ...

  • Posted in thread: Munich/Northern Brewer SMaSH on 02-21-2014 at 05:41 AM
    I have recently made an Alt with NB which had 50% Munich as the base malt and it is solid.The
    hop seems to have a woody spicy flavor. Some say 'mint' but I'm not sure I get that so much. I
    agree that ...


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