Originally Posted by Paulgs3
The advice I need, is I want to repeat this recipe but I want to use different hops. Can someone suggest hops and a schedule and kind of explain why? My goal is to learn the different flavor of hops and I intend on studying as much as possible!!
I don't understand hop schedule in relation to IBU. I've been playing with software, and the software lets me add them any time I want which isn't helping me learn.
I would stick with a similar hop schedule and keep the IBU the same. Centennial, Amarillo and Cascade work well on their own in Pal Ale. They can also be blended with each other and Simcoe.
Here's a breakdown of the hop schedule. Entering a hop addition by itself in the software will tell the you the IBU for each addition.
Hops: 4.0 oz Simcoe
0.5 @60 - You get the most IBU from this addition with the least amount of hop flavor.
0.5 @40 - This addition still gives a good amount of IBU, but with a little more flavor than the 60 minute addition. IMO this addition can be skipped in hop forward beers such as this.
1.0 @20 - This addition gives a small amount of IBU, but with quite a bit of hop flavor.
1.0 @ 0 - This addition gives no IBU, but gives allot of hop flavor and aroma