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Old 06-23-2009, 09:55 PM   #1
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I'm going to be brewing a Dubbel for one of my next batches, after I brew a (hopefully) good pale ale for a nice summer brew.

For the Dubbel I have two ounces of hops coming.

1 oz Tettnang pellets
1 oz Saaz Plugs

Planning on using the full oz of Tettnang at 60 for the bittering portion.

Planning on using 3/4 oz Saaz at 15 minutes and the rest at 5 min for aroma.

Does this make sense or would there be a better recommendation form someone more experienced.

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Old 06-24-2009, 03:30 PM   #2
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I would just use bittering hops (use as much as you need to hit your IBUs depending on the AA of the hops), let the malt and yeast do the talking.
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Old 06-24-2009, 04:21 PM   #3
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Given that the Saaz plugs are usually 1/2 oz each and that they are absolute mothers to cut through, I think you might have a tough time dividing the 1oz Saaz into a 3/4 oz and 1/4 oz additions. You may have to go for 1/2 additions for each.

For dubbel though, I would probably skip the aroma addition and just do 1/2 Saaz at 10 or 15 minutes.
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