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Minty hop taste?
« on: March 17, 2012, 12:35:02 AM »
I haven't been able to pinpoint which type it is, but in some beers I taste hops as if they were minty. I really hate it. Anyone have a clue as to which variety might taste minty or is it just my taste buds?
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Re: Minty hop taste?
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2012, 12:50:02 AM »
I have heard the Perle
can give the mint.

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Re: Minty hop taste?
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2012, 01:26:26 AM »
as can Northern Brewer.

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Re: Minty hop taste?
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2012, 03:11:27 AM »
I find Glacier to be very minty (though I like it).
It's too close to home
And it's too near the bone

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Re: Minty hop taste?
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2012, 03:24:12 AM »
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Re: Minty hop taste?
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2012, 03:26:49 AM »
I'll try to avoid these then. It's funny how my tastes change the more I try different styles. I'm currently favoring more malt (or less emphasis on hops).
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Re: Minty hop taste?
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2012, 04:36:31 AM »
Perle is always minty to me. I find Fr. Strisselspalt can have some mintyness too, though in a different (and IMO) more enjoyable way.