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Old 06-02-2013, 12:53 AM   #1
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I just made an IPA with the zythos blend. I think it is very pleasant. What does HBT think?

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Old 06-02-2013, 01:22 AM   #2
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I have used it a couple times. I like it as a flavor and aroma addition in IPA's.

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What is it blended with? There are quite a few blended varieties due to the "hop shortage."
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I am a fan. I just did an IPA with Zythos as all flavor & aroma additions (magnum for bittering). the keg kicked way too soon.
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I did one brew with Zythos and didn't like the flavor. I drank the whole batch because it wasn't horrible, but there was something weird about it. I can't easily describe the flavor and what I specifically didn't like about it.

I bought a commercial beer made with Zythos and it had the same weird flavor. No more Zythos for me.
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I did about four oz in late and dry hop addns and it was a kicked in record time. Very tasty
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I made a pale ale with zythos and citra and loved it so much I'm making another batch....wort is coming to a boil as I type this! I'm very much a beginner and don't have a great pallet for all the different hops, but I the zythos+citra was really good.

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