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Old 01-24-2013, 10:17 PM   #121
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hmm, just went to me LHBS and picked up a pound of citra and a pound of simcoe and he tossed me 2 oz of this to try, should be fun. Gonna do an APA:
10# 2 row
2# vienna
1# crystal 15L

not sure but probably
1 oz Centennial @ 60
1 oz Citra @ 15
1 oz Simcoe @ 5
1 oz Mosaic @ 0
Dry hop 1 oz Mosaic and 1/2 citra @ 7 days.

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Old 01-24-2013, 10:43 PM   #122
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hmm, just went to me LHBS and picked up a pound of citra and a pound of simcoe and he tossed me 2 oz of this to try, should be fun. Gonna do an APA:
10# 2 row
2# vienna
1# crystal 15L

not sure but probably
1 oz Centennial @ 60
1 oz Citra @ 15
1 oz Simcoe @ 5
1 oz Mosaic @ 0
Dry hop 1 oz Mosaic and 1/2 citra @ 7 days.

Thoughts?
sounds delightful. brew that bad-boy.


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Old 01-24-2013, 11:11 PM   #123
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hmm, just went to me LHBS and picked up a pound of citra and a pound of simcoe and he tossed me 2 oz of this to try, should be fun. Gonna do an APA:
10# 2 row
2# vienna
1# crystal 15L

not sure but probably
1 oz Centennial @ 60
1 oz Citra @ 15
1 oz Simcoe @ 5
1 oz Mosaic @ 0
Dry hop 1 oz Mosaic and 1/2 citra @ 7 days.

Thoughts?
I find it depressing that some people will use such an amazing and rare hop like Centennial as a bittering charge... Bu otherwise it sounds great
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:20 PM   #124
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Sounds like a good beer, but I would use the Mosaic for flavor and aroma if I wanted to test these hops. I would switch the citra and mosaic additions. Or 50/50 the 15 min addition. JMO. Either way it looks tasty!
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:57 AM   #125
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I find it depressing that some people will use such an amazing and rare hop like Centennial as a bittering charge... Bu otherwise it sounds great
centennial is rare?
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centennial is rare?
Yes one of the five rarest

Amarillo, CitrA, Simcoe, nelson Sauvin, centennial
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Yes one of the five rarest

Amarillo, CitrA, Simcoe, nelson Sauvin, centennial
eh, centennial was hard to come by a little while ago but things have gotten better.

yakimavalleyhops.com, labelpeelers.com, makingbeerisfun.com, freshops.com and others have them in stock.

galaxy and mosaic are harder to find.
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I personally wouldn't consider a hop that can be grown in your back yard as rare .
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I personally wouldn't consider a hop that can be grown in your back yard as rare .
your logic is solid, but there was a while in november & december when all retailers were out of centennial. gawddam craft breweries...

to get this back on track: farmhousebrewingsupply.com has both 4 oz and 1 pound bags of mosaic (as well as nelson sauvin... and centennial! they also claim to be getting more citra and amarillo soon).
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Yes one of the five rarest

Amarillo, CitrA, Simcoe, nelson Sauvin, centennial
Centennial is a plenty here in So Cal, Amarillo however, cant find that to save my life.

Brewing this weekend will report back in a few weeks.


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