Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Most over/under rated hop
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-17-2013, 12:16 PM   #51
geckholm
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Naperville, Illinois
Posts: 239
Liked 30 Times on 24 Posts
Likes Given: 89

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mike_in_ak

Goddammit. I just bought 4oz saaz for a Belgian today. Why didn't I read this first?
Sucks to be you!


__________________
Beer, it's the best damn drink in the world.
Jack Nicholson
geckholm is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 02:37 PM   #52
thadius856
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
thadius856's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Marysville
Posts: 2,277
Liked 662 Times on 259 Posts
Likes Given: 155

Default

Ill take it off your hands.

You don't like Urquell? That's a Saaz SMaSH.

Saaz is like half of the Czech hop acreage.


__________________
Was this post helpful? Don't forget to click 'Like'!

Thadius Miller, Project Manager -> RaspberryPints

Before you build a keezer, look at this!
Chest Freezer Spec Sheets and Layout Drawings (15 models and counting)
thadius856 is offline
2
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:52 PM   #53
mike_in_ak
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: anchorage, ak
Posts: 544
Liked 84 Times on 52 Posts

Default

Why the heck I bought Czech hops for a Belgian....


Basically I panic every time I go to the brew shop. Unless I'm making another pale ale, then I'm good.
mike_in_ak is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 11:53 PM   #54
mike_in_ak
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: anchorage, ak
Posts: 544
Liked 84 Times on 52 Posts

Default

And I do like Pilsmer Urquell, so there is that.
mike_in_ak is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2013, 01:49 AM   #55
Jonas217
Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: webster, ma
Posts: 129
Liked 6 Times on 6 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Galena is a very underrated bittering hop. It provides very clean bittering. I've used it with many aroma/flavor combinations and so far it works well with everything.
Jonas217 is offline
WroxBrew Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2013, 01:53 AM   #56
bellmtbbq
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Pennington, NJ
Posts: 564
Liked 30 Times on 27 Posts
Likes Given: 125

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mike_in_ak
And I do like Pilsmer Urquell, so there is that.
Czech Saaz is the most popular hop in Belgian beers, especially saisons and farmhouse ales. Belgium has never had many acres if hops so they came from Germany, Slovenia, or Bohemia(Czech). Probably Styrian Goldings for Belgian strong ales, ideally.

Your fine! Saaz is nice but unspectacular! People are spoiled with citrus bombs. They're mild, a little spicy, just great in some beers.
__________________
Check out my blog! Lambic brewday!

Fathom Brewing

-TF
bellmtbbq is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2013, 02:00 AM   #57
ErieShores
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Buffalo, NY USA
Posts: 511
Liked 27 Times on 22 Posts
Likes Given: 149

Default

Personally, Amarillo is so overrated. Hard to find and doesn't add much to my beers. I'll go with Summit for underrated, unbelievable aroma.
ErieShores is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2013, 02:15 AM   #58
thadius856
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
thadius856's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Marysville
Posts: 2,277
Liked 662 Times on 259 Posts
Likes Given: 155

Default

You guys have me so amped up. So many good hops on the way to me in the mail right now. And so glad I passed up Amarillo at $35/lb + S/H. Blah!
__________________
Was this post helpful? Don't forget to click 'Like'!

Thadius Miller, Project Manager -> RaspberryPints

Before you build a keezer, look at this!
Chest Freezer Spec Sheets and Layout Drawings (15 models and counting)
thadius856 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2013, 02:39 AM   #59
mike_in_ak
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: anchorage, ak
Posts: 544
Liked 84 Times on 52 Posts

Default

I bottled an Amarillo smash last night and it's pretty much awesome.

But I like beer.

It might have been equally awesome with simcoe, cascade, centennial, or all these underrated hops you're talking about.
mike_in_ak is offline
jonmohno Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2013, 03:19 AM   #60
chiteface
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Saugatuck, MI
Posts: 248
Liked 11 Times on 11 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mike_in_ak View Post
I bottled an Amarillo smash last night and it's pretty much awesome.

But I like beer.

It might have been equally awesome with simcoe, cascade, centennial, or all these underrated hops you're talking about.
I'm the only one who said centennial is overrated. I can only think of one beer ever that features centennial that I love. Two hearted. Anytime I have used them, or friends have, the results have been less than stellar.


chiteface is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
This fermentation is so violent it should be rated R... Synack Fermentation & Yeast 12 08-08-2012 04:41 PM
Top-rated Pale ale recipe? onipar Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 9 05-27-2012 09:21 PM
Rated recipes? grathan Recipes/Ingredients 4 09-27-2011 08:12 PM
beer fests, rated by MSN Jim Karr General Beer Discussion 2 09-14-2008 04:05 AM
6 best beers for this fall, as rated by CNN ayrton General Beer Discussion 20 12-24-2007 02:34 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS