Originally Posted by daksin
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