Originally Posted by Grantman1
I agree with you on the fact that they do add some flavor, but not nearly as much as later additions. I've done 30 min additions but have skipped them entirely now because I sort of view it as a waste of hops. I'd rather be getting either bittering or aroma/flavor, but 30 minutes just seems to hang in between.
Yes same here, I like to do FWH, and then 20, 15, 10, 5, 0 for hop forward beers. Later additions defenitly have a greater impact on flavor and aroma, I just wanted to clarify about the misconception on this site about early additions contributing nothing but bitterness.