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Old 07-20-2013, 02:48 PM   #61
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Any updates using different hops varieties?
I used some simcoe instead of sorachi ace, because its what I had, and this turned out to be a really elegant beer. The color is awesome and it has a strong zesty aroma, with a slight spice to it in the pallet. I think this is a great grain bill and hops will be easy to play around with. Good luck


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Old 07-20-2013, 03:02 PM   #62
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Any thoughts with Cascade, Centennial, Amarillo and Citra? I have these on hand and I'm liking to try this recipe tomorrow.


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Old 08-04-2013, 11:10 PM   #63
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Ah man didn't notice the activity from the 20th.

Weight wise, I'm not sure. I do know that the dried zest you usually buy has pith on it whereas using a microplane zester only gets the good stuff. I'll weigh it out next time if I remember, but it'll be wet weight of course.

The three C's and Amarillos sounds like it'll work. It'll be different but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
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Old 08-18-2013, 11:54 PM   #64
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Any thoughts with Cascade, Centennial, Amarillo and Citra? I have these on hand and I'm liking to try this recipe tomorrow.
I brewed a Citra/Cascade that was amazing.
Only zested with orange/ tangerine.
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Old 11-05-2013, 08:22 PM   #65
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Great recipe Bovineblitz! A friend of mine made this and it was probably the best homebrew I've ever had.
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Old 04-20-2014, 06:42 PM   #66
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Brewed another batch with Coriander addition at 5 min.
1oz Williamette at 60min, 1oz Cascade at 15min and flame out.

I'm going to zest up some orange, tangerine, grapefruit and try the vodka infusion 3 days before bottling.
I justed didn't get the citrus "punch" adding it at flameout last time.
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Old 04-25-2014, 01:18 AM   #67
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Ill have to try this. Never used Sorachi Ace. Looking for a light summer sit-in-the-pool beer. Sick of hefes, and a good old fashioned hop forward hoppy wheat pale with zest sounds great.

What fruit profiles would you recommend. Citra gives good mango and grapefruit (as I drink my zombie dust clone) and I read that Sorachi ace is very lemony. I was thinking using some lime peel, orange peel, ruby red, lemon peel to accent the citra bomb on this one.
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Old 04-26-2014, 02:11 AM   #68
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got given some oats buck-shee-will attempt this....hic...l8tr mebbe...!!!
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Old 05-15-2014, 12:30 AM   #69
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How long did it take, approximately, to ferment in the primary? How long did you leave this in a secondary?


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Old 05-25-2014, 08:04 PM   #70
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Default Fermenting times?

This is my second time home brewing so still a newbie

and was wondering how long u guys let this ferment in the primary before re-racking?
also wondering if anybody had different results adding the vodka soaked zest to the secondary as opposed to 5 min boil ?
thanks!


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