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Old 10-24-2012, 09:51 PM   #1
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I'm planning an in your face IPA, focusing on the piney/dank taste of hops and trying to shy away from Citrusy(which I love, but am shying away from on this beer) flavors.



So far in the pool of useable hops are Chinook, Simcoe, and Southern Cross(I have ample supply of all 3 and may just go with them).


My verdict is still out on including Columbus.


What other hops should I be considering?

 
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:39 PM   #2
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Chinook deff for some pine and Columbus is pretty dank. Simcoe would also go well with the other two. Pine, citrus, and dank. Mix it up!!

 
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:44 PM   #3
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:53 PM   #4
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Columbus hops for sure.

 
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:55 PM   #5
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Chinook deff for some pine and Columbus is pretty dank. Simcoe would also go well with the other two. Pine, citrus, and dank. Mix it up!!
I would ditch the simcoe, personally. It's a great hop, but I wouldn't necessarily consider it "dank"

Columbus/Chinook though....mmmmm, that's like a beer making love to a skunk.

 
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:58 PM   #6
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For dank, you'd be better off with Columbus, Chinook, and Southern Cross outta those four... not so much Simcoe. Though I would use Simcoe at flameout for some added complex character.

If you really want dank, try Apollo. Load up on the dryhop with your dank hops.

 
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:42 AM   #7
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As Bob said, Apollo for sure. I like throwing in some Summit for my dank beers as well.

 
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Old 10-25-2012, 01:01 AM   #8
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I think just Columbus and Chinook together could be really interesting. I'm going to put something together for one of my upcoming brews.
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Old 10-25-2012, 05:15 AM   #9
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Columbus, Summit, Chinook, Simcoe
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:13 AM   #10
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I'd also consider hopbursting on this to get that really resiney quality.

 
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