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Old 12-11-2012, 01:09 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Chefencore

I always thought only one grain was used for smash? No?
Yes, poor selection of terms, wanted alt least something with color and interest but its only 1% so the MO was really there
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Old 12-11-2012, 01:27 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by daksin View Post
I don't buy the flavor/aroma aspect of FWH, but I have noticed a mellower bitterness which compensates for the few extra IBU you get. That's reason enough for me. I would never use FWH for flavor/aroma.
that's been my experience as well, but who am I to argue with gordon Strong?

I don't like the hopping in the recipe though. 90 minutes is a long boil for such a simple beer, and the hops are too early. I'd like it more like this:

1 0z cascade FWH
.5 oz perle 20 minutes
1 oz cascade flame out
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