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Offline el_capitan

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Re: centennial hops
« Reply #15 on: February 16, 2012, 03:20:54 AM »
I've found that too much Cents give my beer an unpleasant candy-like sweetness, so I've started to shy away from them.  Maybe I just need to crank up the sulfates with some water treatment.

Really? Maybe it is your source? Mine are always bright, clean and citrusy. I do like to blend them with columbus at the very least because they can be a little one dimensional on their own.

Mine are all homegrown.  I plan to tweak my water profile first, and if I'm still unhappy I'll buy some commercial cents and brew a batch.  I've had good yields with centennial and excellent aroma.  They're also notorious for sending out lots of vigorous shoots far away from the main crown - they're always trying to take over my hopyard!