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Re: Best hop for 100% pale malt
« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2012, 08:47:15 PM »
I need to do a SMaSH again real soon. I'm always amazed at how good they are.

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Re: Best hop for 100% pale malt
« Reply #16 on: April 14, 2012, 05:29:03 AM »
In general, I prefer to use at least 2 different types of hops for a bit more complexity.

I agree with you.  While SMASH beers are a great way to learn the flavor if ingredients, I have yet to taste one that I really liked as a beer instead of an experiment.  They just seem one dimensional and boring to me.

I have a SMaSH beer on that I really like.  Bohemian Pilsner malt and Saaz hops.   ;)
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Best hop for 100% pale malt
« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2012, 05:59:10 AM »
Finally the SMaSH beer will be pale malt and cascade, ill add more grain than the usual for a pale ale and also ill make a hoppy beer, (80-100 IBU). ill tell in some weeks how it result.
Thanks everyone for your advice!!
« Last Edit: April 14, 2012, 06:00:56 AM by ignaciog182 »

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Re: Best hop for 100% pale malt
« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2012, 08:39:44 AM »
In general, I prefer to use at least 2 different types of hops for a bit more complexity.

I agree with you.  While SMASH beers are a great way to learn the flavor if ingredients, I have yet to taste one that I really liked as a beer instead of an experiment.  They just seem one dimensional and boring to me.

I have a SMaSH beer on that I really like.  Bohemian Pilsner malt and Saaz hops.   ;)

That might be the exception, Jeff.  When I was at Beer Camp, SN had maybe 5 different SMASH beers tap.  I tried them all and I don't think I finished a pint of any of them.
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Re: Best hop for 100% pale malt
« Reply #19 on: April 15, 2012, 02:59:26 PM »
In general, I prefer to use at least 2 different types of hops for a bit more complexity.

I agree with you.  While SMASH beers are a great way to learn the flavor if ingredients, I have yet to taste one that I really liked as a beer instead of an experiment.  They just seem one dimensional and boring to me.

I have a SMaSH beer on that I really like.  Bohemian Pilsner malt and Saaz hops.   ;)

+1. Pils, Saaz and 3787 (Patersbier), makes one of the best beers around. I've also used all Styrian Goldings, which made a great beer. Although, I must admit that when I added .25 oz of NZ Rakau hops, it made a slightly better version, IMO.

Other than that, I made a SMaSH of Marris Otter, Styrian Goldings, and 1469 that turned out to be incredible.
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Re: Best hop for 100% pale malt
« Reply #20 on: April 18, 2012, 11:51:32 AM »
Sorry to chime in late, but I'd go with Falconer's Flight. Granted it isn't one hop, but it's one pellet. Anytime anyone -- including myself -- is wide open and indecisive about which hop to use, Falconer's Flight is my answer. The more I use it, the more I like it. Somebody knew what they were doing when they came up with the blend.