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Old 10-04-2010, 03:20 AM   #1
Dec 2009
Troy, Michigan
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Friend of mine had way to much from his harvest and was awesome enough to share his extras with me. I am grateful and confused. Most of them are bittering hops and I am concerned about not knowing the IBU rating. How can I make a balanced beer with them? Should I just go with the rating on Beersmith? What strategies do you use?

I was just given:

3oz Horizon
4oz Centennial
2oz Columbus
1oz Chinook
6oz Brewers Gold
2oz Nugget


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Old 10-04-2010, 04:27 PM   #2
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Apr 2009
Austin, TX
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This place has a myriad of answers/suggestions: http://tinyurl.com/2f3m6hg

Centennial (obviously), Columbus, and Chinook all make great (in my opinion) late/dry hopping choices

The other option is to throw them in your attic for a year and then brew lambics with them.
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perhaps a line of single hop IPA's - there's so many new hops out there!!!

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