Originally Posted by SkiNuke
Thanks for the more detailed response BigEd. I was thinking of modifying my ESB recipe to include some BGs mixed with EKG. Do you think the following hop schedule would be worthwhile to try, or should I wait till I can get my hands on some Bramling Cross? .75oz Challenger @60, .75oz BGs @15, 1oz EKG @ Flameout.
I think that will work although I'm still of the opinion that to maximize the "old time" flavor from the BG hops a longer boil time is better. I'd consider using the BG for the bittering addition in place of the Challengers keeping the other additions as is.