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Old 10-10-2012, 06:47 PM   #41
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Hope everyone will be kind enough to post recipes here to help develop some information about these new Belma hops for everyone. I plan to do a White IPA with it first.
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Old 10-11-2012, 04:25 AM   #42
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Anyone else get their hops yet? I just checked my scale and 8 oz of water from measuring cup was 8.1 oz on the scale. I feel confident that my 18.4 oz was as true a measurement as I can get without switching to a triple beam balance. Hopefully everyone who ordered will get a bit extra to play with as well.

 
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:25 PM   #43
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Just ordered 5lbs of Belma. I'd hate to wind up loving it and not be able to get more (especially at 5.25/lb.)

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Old 10-11-2012, 05:38 PM   #44
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Just ordered 5lbs of Belma. I'd hate to wind up loving it and not be able to get more (especially at 5.25/lb.)
Nice, I regret not buying more and I haven't even gotten them yet. Hope they have some in stock when they release pellets in a few weeks and I'll get more if this first brew goes well.
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Old 10-11-2012, 06:42 PM   #45
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I bought a pound of Citra and 2 lbs of Belma, but I don't have real high expectations. I'm planning on brewing an IPA with Cascade, Centennial, Belma for finishing and Simcoe & Belma for dry hop. I think for every hop that works well on it's own there are 10 that don't so I'm going to skip the SMaSH; insted I'll mix with hops that I can recognize the flavors/aromas and see what it adds.
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:58 PM   #46
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Got mine yesterday and threw an ounce in with my other dry hops for a IIPA. When I opened the bag and smelled them I got a dankness reminiscent of columbus. I sucked the air out of the bag to get a "taste" of them and definitely got strawberry/pineapple notes. Almost like a strawberry lemonade. Quite fruity.
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Old 10-12-2012, 03:28 PM   #47
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I'm hoping they pelletize them, if they do I'll grab a few lbs of those. If not, I'll pick up some leaf. I'll probably do an IPA recipe that's tried and true to see how this hop turns out.
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Old 10-12-2012, 04:23 PM   #48
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I'm going to split 10 gallons of pale and single hop them. Serve them side by side and let as many people as I can taste them.

 
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:53 PM   #49
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I'm hoping they pelletize them,
According to their Facebook page they are going to pelletize them.

 
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:57 PM   #50
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According to their Facebook page they are going to pelletize them.
Oh snap. Might have to get a few more pounds of pellets if the club likes them. Hopefully they will keep that price point for the pellets too. Tomorrow I am going to do a belma amber per the wifes request. Will post the recipe here if I deem it a success.

 
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