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Old 08-08-2012, 05:32 PM   #1
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Default What are the 5 most flexible hops.....

If you could only keep 5 different hops in inventory, which ones would offer you the most flexibility for make different beer styles?
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Old 08-08-2012, 05:56 PM   #2
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Columbus
Amarillo
Crystal
Willamette
Hallertau Mittelfrueh

These can be used anywhere in the boil or dryhop with great results for a variety of styles.
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Old 08-08-2012, 05:59 PM   #3
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Hummm???? So many good "Dual" use Hops...

Cascade
Fuggles
Kent Golding
Tettnag
Challengerr (maybe)
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Old 08-08-2012, 06:06 PM   #4
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Simcoe
Mt. Hood
Amarillo
Cascade
Crystal
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Old 08-08-2012, 11:36 PM   #5
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Cascade
Chinook
Columbus
Nugget
Hallertau
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Magnum for bittering: very clean
Cascade for mid to late hop additions and dry hop
Centennial for anything IPA/pale
Saaz for anything European
Citra for dry hopping summer beers
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Old 08-09-2012, 01:19 AM   #7
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Amarillo
Perle
Fuggle
Glacier
EKG
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Old 08-09-2012, 01:36 AM   #8
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Centennial - some of the highest rated IPA's use only centennial for flavor/aroma/dryhop
East Kent Golding - great English hop found in a lot of English styles
Hallertau Mittelfrueh - good for subtle lagers and big hoppy beers as well
Amarillo - great flavor/aroma/dryhop
Columbus - good bittering hop, mixes well with other hops in late additions as well
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Columbus and Cascade for American ales
Golding for English ales
Hallertau and Saaz for Lagers
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Magnum- can bitter ANY style of beer from English, German, US, Belgian, etc.

Willamette- good for British beers and US beers as well.

Simcoe- it works as bittering and flavor or aroma.

Hallertauer- for anything except maybe hoppy US beers

Amarillo- just because I love it in any US style beer.
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