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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2012, 05:06:15 PM »
There's been a hop shortage ever since that year. Not as bad, but still a shortage.
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #16 on: April 17, 2012, 05:09:15 PM »
There's been a hop shortage ever since that year. Not as bad, but still a shortage.
Worth saying twice.  :(
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #17 on: April 17, 2012, 06:08:03 PM »
I tried mashing with some Northern Brewer on a Janet's Brown clone and scored a 41 at a recent competition.  The only thing is that I really wouldn't know the effect of the mash hops without a control batch.  Sure did produce a damn fine beer though.  :)
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #18 on: April 17, 2012, 08:41:40 PM »
There's been a hop shortage ever since that year. Not as bad, but still a shortage.

When I started back up in 2007 hops were $0.75 per oz. Then 6 months later they were $4 per oz of pellets! :-[
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #19 on: April 18, 2012, 08:55:29 AM »
I once brewed a pils where the only hop addition was FWH, 4 oz. of Saaz for a 5 gallon batch of 1.048 beer.  It came out pretty darn good.  Low bitterness and lots of hop flavor.

Its even better, though, when you do that plus use an ounce of Clusters at the 60 minute boil mark....

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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #20 on: April 18, 2012, 01:24:22 PM »
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I hop my Star San. Top that! 

The best I can do is sparge water hop and mash hop  :-\ Unless, I put hops in the water filter and use it like a Randal when I filter my water for brewing.  ???
I started smoking hops, and in less than a year I was mainlining hopshots on a daily basis.  Thank goodness I found HA, and they helped me get clean with the help of hopadone.
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #21 on: April 18, 2012, 02:21:05 PM »
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I hop my Star San. Top that! 

The best I can do is sparge water hop and mash hop  :-\ Unless, I put hops in the water filter and use it like a Randal when I filter my water for brewing.  ???
I started smoking hops, and in less than a year I was mainlining hopshots on a daily basis.  Thank goodness I found HA, and they helped me get clean with the help of hopadone.
Smoking hops?  Is that anything like smoking grain?    ;D
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #22 on: April 19, 2012, 05:12:50 AM »
Great idea, smoke your grain with hops.
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #23 on: April 19, 2012, 11:35:22 AM »
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Smoking hops?  Is that anything like smoking grain?   

Yes, but the hops are easier to light  ;)
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #24 on: April 19, 2012, 02:22:24 PM »
I actually cold smoked some whole hops over pecan wood for a brew that turned out fantastic.  He used them in a hop back.

I also like to smoke cheese, but that's much more difficult to keep lit.
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #25 on: April 19, 2012, 06:45:22 PM »
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I hop my Star San. Top that! 

The best I can do is sparge water hop and mash hop  :-\ Unless, I put hops in the water filter and use it like a Randal when I filter my water for brewing.  ???
I started smoking hops, and in less than a year I was mainlining hopshots on a daily basis.  Thank goodness I found HA, and they helped me get clean with the help of hopadone.

It was only a matter of time!  They are in the cannibus family after all!
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #26 on: April 20, 2012, 02:17:43 AM »
I also like to smoke cheese, but that's much more difficult to keep lit.
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #27 on: April 24, 2012, 06:41:03 AM »
...You get almost zero isomerization...

If this is what you're aiming for, then mash hops are a great idea!

Mike Tonsmire uses mash hops when making beers that need little IBUs and NO hop flavor (in lambic, a substitute for aged hops).

Mike also used hops in the mash for short or no-boil recipes (berliner weisse).

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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #28 on: April 24, 2012, 08:18:16 AM »
Good point on the Berliner, I'm going to brew one soon and will make use of this technique.  Previously I was boiling a small amount of the wort with hops to get a little character.
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Re: Tell me about Mash Hopping
« Reply #29 on: April 24, 2012, 11:32:21 AM »
...You get almost zero isomerization...

If this is what you're aiming for, then mash hops are a great idea!

Mike Tonsmire uses mash hops when making beers that need little IBUs and NO hop flavor (in lambic, a substitute for aged hops).

Mike also used hops in the mash for short or no-boil recipes (berliner weisse).

(Reference: www.themadfermentationist.com)

Mash hopping was traditional in a Berliner Weisse, correct?
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