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Old 08-24-2012, 07:27 PM   #11
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i used wlp008 in a session IPA with all simcoe - didn't get any tart notes and didn't dry the beer out too much which I wanted since it was ~1.040 OG - the hops still shined through just fine

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Old 08-26-2012, 02:44 PM   #12
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Can you describe the flavor/aroma Apollo provides? I'm sure this is a very good IPA!

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Old 08-29-2012, 09:09 PM   #13
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Not in front of a pint now, but I have been getting a lot of resinous citric fruit & mango character from the combo of hops. After tasting a SMaSH Simcoe I did, I am feeling like Apollo contributed the resinous citric fruit qualities. I'll post back later when I'm picking apart the beer.
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