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Old 06-28-2010, 03:07 PM   #1
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i'm looking for a source for my lambic project ?



 
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Old 06-28-2010, 05:36 PM   #2
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not really needed if your pitching a blend of bugs, instead add low AA hops to ~5-10IBU

If your going to do an ambient ferment then large amounts of aged hops are necessary to keep nasty bugs at bay



 
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Old 06-29-2010, 04:09 PM   #3
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I thought I read in wild brews that you can get aged hops from hopsdirect. I can't find anything on their site about it, but I'm wondering if you have to place a special order???
Any one able to confirm feel free to comment.
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Old 06-29-2010, 07:32 PM   #4
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Just to reinforce what ryane said, you don't need aged hops if you're using commercial dregs and Wyeast/White labs cultures.

They're used when you're doing wild open fermentations to get lots of antiseptic hops in there without much bittering; if you're using controlled sources of bugs, just use regular low-alpha hops go get to the 5-10 IBU range.
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