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Old 03-08-2013, 01:39 AM   #1
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I am going to be brewing up Heritics Shallow Grave Porter clone this weekend... It has a late aroma hop addition for the last 15 minutes of the boil. I was curious as to why it recommends the addition at the last 15 minutes, rather then flameout? I was under the impression that you get better hop aroma at flameout, even beyond flameout, say cooling down the wort to 180 and then steeping the hops..

Should I just be following the recipe with the hop addition?

 
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Old 03-08-2013, 01:43 AM   #2
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I'd follow the recipe. You get more flavor and aroma with the late additions but you also get less IBU. And I'm pretty sure hop isomerization stops at 190f
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Old 03-08-2013, 02:07 AM   #3
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A 15 minute addition will give you flavor and little to no aroma. A flame out or hop-steep addition will give you mostly aroma with little to no flavor.

 
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