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Old 01-06-2011, 11:56 PM   #1
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Those of you who have done a SMaSH with Munich, what was the best hop pairing with that base malt. Please discuss.


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Old 01-06-2011, 11:57 PM   #2
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Whatcha got?


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Old 01-07-2011, 12:03 AM   #3
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I've done a Munich / Tett SMaSH.

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Old 01-07-2011, 12:04 AM   #4
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Magnum, Northern brewer (love Vienna/NB btw), Centennial, Willamette, Cascade, Amarillo, Citra, Simcoe. I think that covers most of what I have, but I'm not against getting something else. This is research for a future brew. Thanks to all with input.
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Old 01-07-2011, 12:07 AM   #5
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I did a saaz/munich smash. It was fantastic. Tettnang sounds like a good option as well. I would stick with a noble variety.

 
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Old 01-07-2011, 12:07 AM   #6
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There's a lot of Willamette around these days... that'd be good, though. Citra's pretty rough on it's own, I think- I've taken to using it in small proportions with other hops, as it brings great stuff to the party, but is kind of an ******* if you let it get carried away.

I like the Tett idea if you're buying something new, and Willamette or Amarillo if you're not.
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Old 01-07-2011, 12:07 AM   #7
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Quote:
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Magnum, Northern brewer (love Vienna/NB btw), Centennial, Willamette, Cascade, Amarillo, Citra, Simcoe. I think that covers most of what I have, but I'm not against getting something else. This is research for a future brew. Thanks to all with input.
Well, if you want a German-ish beer, use the northern brewer. If you want an IPA/APA, use centennial/cascade/simcoe/amarillo. Munich malt is a very malty malt (does that make sense?) and it's not common for IPAs but it makes a very nice malty backbone for a beer hopped up with American hops!
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Old 01-07-2011, 12:15 AM   #8
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I was thinking about making another Vienna/NB SMaSH cause it's fantastic, but then I got to thinking about what munich would be like as the base malt. I know a few people have tried some things, so I was just curious what has worked. Thanks for the ideas, keep 'em comin'!
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Old 01-07-2011, 12:20 AM   #9
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Here's one I did that many thought was very good:
10LB. Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 100.00 %
14.00 gm Chinook [11.00 %] (60 min) (First Wort Hop) Hops 21.7 IBU
14.00 gm Chinook [11.00 %] (30 min) Hops 15.2 IBU
14.00 gm Chinook [11.00 %] (10 min) Hops 7.2 IBU
21.00 gm Chinook [11.00 %] (0 min) Hops

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Old 06-15-2015, 06:48 PM   #10
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i just brewed a munich light/willamette smash and i have high hopes. tasted good when i measured OG.


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