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Old 02-09-2012, 02:04 AM   #1
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So today, while I was at work poundering the mystery that is recipe design, one question came to mind. What are hop combinations that should be avoided while creating recipes? Does anyone have first hand experience in the realm of failed hop combos?

 
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:08 AM   #2
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I threw in some fuggles late in the boil once. IPA tasted like dirt.

 
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:09 AM   #3
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Really interesting question. Subscribed.

 
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:09 AM   #4
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Hard to say, what constitutes failed? High-citrus hops will overwhelm noble hops, but all that means is you have a citrus-beer. More likely, people use the wrong hop type for a beer style.
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:14 AM   #5
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Combos that take you out of style guide lines or just made your beer taste like dirt or fart, or foot.

 
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:23 AM   #6
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I threw in some fuggles late in the boil once. IPA tasted like dirt.

It is all a matter of YOUR taste. I do an amber ale with cascade and fuggles. It is great .it is the same hop schedule that Bell's uses for their amber ale.

 
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Old 02-09-2012, 03:07 AM   #7
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It is all a matter of YOUR taste.
Well, duh....

 
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Old 02-09-2012, 03:14 AM   #8
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I used some real citrusy cascades in a hefeweizen and the banana clove did not mix well with it.
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Old 02-09-2012, 03:15 AM   #9
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Well, duh....
You forgot to capitalize it to emphasize something aggressively.

Argentinian Cascade.
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Old 02-09-2012, 04:04 AM   #10
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I had a columbus/simcoe dry-hopped IPA that I could not drink.

 
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