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Old 11-23-2011, 02:30 AM   #11
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the other thing with continuous hopping is that every addition of hops is going to add bitterness depending on the time in the boil + boil size for more utilization of hops.. "my" home utilization im confortable with is 30% at 60min with a full boil so i base all hop additions off this.. that % goes down with time but i still count it as some bitterness will get extracted.. also as mentiond before you dont get the citra, amarillo ,simcoe aspect of flavour and aroma untill the later additions
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Old 01-07-2012, 06:58 AM   #12
Nov 2011
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this turned out pretty good. it was way better than the first citra i made... not nearly as bitter... its def a hop heads session beer for sure...although i wish it was slightly less bitter and had more hop flavor... im dry hopping my next one which should make for a better brew. thnx for all the replies. CHEERS!!!
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Old 01-08-2012, 06:32 PM   #13
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Nice, glad it came out well! I would say next time bump it up and do an IPA you'll find that citra makes a great IPA as well!
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