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Old 12-15-2011, 05:34 AM   #1
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Default FWH? should I?

I am brewing an IPA this weekend with the current hop additions
1 oz Magnum for bittering
1 oz Falconer's for flavor
1 oz Cascade for aroma

I have another ounce of Cascade around should I ...FHW with it? add at flameout? maybe dry hop? Or just leave the recipe as is....

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Old 12-15-2011, 05:35 AM   #2
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Flameout or dry hop...

should be pretty good. I like Magnum as a bittering hop.


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Old 12-15-2011, 11:58 AM   #3
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Use it for dry hopping.
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Old 12-15-2011, 01:36 PM   #4
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Another vote for Dry Hopping, that is the BEST way to add aroma/flavor to your hoppy beers.
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I'll also vote for dry hopping since you don't have any dry hops yet, but definitely think about FWH in the future, its quite tasty.
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:49 PM   #7
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Another vote for dry hopping.
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:51 PM   #8
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Dry Hop.

I did FWH for the first time on a brew that is just about ready, from what I have sampled I like the results...
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Definitely don't just toss it in as FWH because you have nothing better to do with it. FWH will substantially increase your bitterness, so would throw the recipe off from your plan.

That said, agreed with everyone else, your IPA will be very happy with a dry hop addition.
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Old 12-16-2011, 12:04 AM   #10
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Thanks for the responses looks like dry hopping is the way to go.


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