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Old 11-03-2008, 02:42 AM   #1
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Sounds about right as far as the Alphas and the Characteristics are concerned. If not, what would be better?
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Using it in an Imperial IPA for Bittering and Dry Hops.
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Old 11-03-2008, 02:52 AM   #3
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In my opinion, there is really no substitute for Simcoe - it is in a class of its own.

Although high AA%, I have found Galena to be rather neutral for the times I've used it.

 
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In my opinion, there is really no substitute for Simcoe - it is in a class of its own.

Although high AA%, I have found Galena to be rather neutral for the times I've used it.
going with Horizon as a Substitue then.
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In my opinion, there is really no substitute for Simcoe - it is in a class of its own.

Although high AA%, I have found Galena to be rather neutral for the times I've used it.
This really is the truth, I haven't found another hop like Simcoe.
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Old 11-03-2008, 03:07 AM   #6
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This really is the truth, I haven't found another hop like Simcoe.
Sucks, but I can't find Simcoe ANYWHERE. Going with Horizon.
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Sucks, but I can't find Simcoe ANYWHERE. Going with Horizon.
Horizon should work fine, it's just that Simcoe has such a distinct flavor. DFH calls it their secret ingredient for the 60 minute IPA.
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Old 11-03-2008, 03:19 AM   #8
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I recently planned a beer with simcoe and NB didn't have it so I subsituted Newport.
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Typical alpha: 12.0-14.0%. Very new, super-high alpha hop with an earthy, slightly resinous aroma—sometimes described as "new mown hay."
Galena is supposed to be citrusy, right? Simcoe is piny isn't it? edit: never mind, apparently it is also citrusy. Glad I went with the Newport then, it sounds more like what I had in mind.
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I recently planned a beer with simcoe and NB didn't have it so I subsituted Newport.


Galena is supposed to be citrusy, right? Simcoe is piny isn't it? edit: never mind, apparently it is also citrusy. Glad I went with the Newport then, it sounds more like what I had in mind.
I went with Horizon. i'll let you know how it turns out.
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