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Offline Pinski

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Re: Hops for Pilsner
« Reply #15 on: April 11, 2012, 12:22:04 PM »
Just curious (and a little rebellious)--has anyone made a good pilsner using "C" hops? 
Or does it come across more like a blonde ale if "C" hops are used?
Ft. George 1811 Lager is a "pilsner" light lager that is hopped with Centennial and Saaz, it is delicious.  Bought some for my girlfriend and she loved it.
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Re: Hops for Pilsner
« Reply #16 on: April 11, 2012, 12:37:34 PM »
I think I would really like that combo (Centennial and Saaz).

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Re: Hops for Pilsner
« Reply #17 on: April 13, 2012, 08:01:23 AM »
as has been said, Czots for bohemian, but for German, I tend to like Hood for bitter and flavoring and then Mittlefruh for aroma at the finish.
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Re: Hops for Pilsner
« Reply #18 on: April 13, 2012, 08:21:02 AM »
It is not traditional, but a deft hand with Nelson Sauvin is very tasty!  Sterlings work well, too.  They are an American hybrid of Saaz.

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Re: Hops for Pilsner
« Reply #19 on: April 13, 2012, 08:28:57 AM »
If you want to make something similar to Bitburger (German Pils) try US Tetnanger.
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Re: Hops for Pilsner
« Reply #20 on: April 13, 2012, 08:50:15 AM »
for my cap i used magnum and santium
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