Gin and Tinseth?
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For sure! Go for it!My input on this is to chew grain and rub/smell hops. Do this with each grain and hop you are about to use. Then see how that turns out in the finished beer. Then over time as you gain experience you will have a better chance of kind of imagining how ingredients work together and how they impact the final product. But only an educated guess...
I think learning them all at once is cool. You can see how they are different from each other that way. But you still need to find out the final result.
It's a bit of a stretch to expect to remember how grain tasted a month ago, so maybe refresh your memory at the time you try the beer. Same with hops. But how well do you expect to remember 30 grains or hops a year from now when you finally brew with them.
Either way, enjoy the journey. Give yourself a few years to learn it all lol
oh, for sure. I don't expect to get it all right away. But I do want to start being able to imagine recipes in my head by knowing some of the characteristics of the malts and such. I know this will come in time, but it helps me to be able to pinpoint specific flavors by just tasting the one malt at a time.