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Offline broncomike7

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What should I brew????
« on: August 17, 2012, 08:45:11 PM »
I am going to get a few pounds, dried, off my columbus plants.  What the hell do I brew with it other than the logical (pale, ipa)?  Can anyone lead me to the water?

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Re: What should I brew????
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2012, 09:01:46 AM »
SMaSH?  It'd be interesting to test the single hop character of your plants.

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Re: What should I brew????
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2012, 09:36:33 AM »
Hoppy pale ale is the way to go if you really want to experience the full character of your hops. If you want to stretch out a bit, I guess robust porter or saison could be other options.
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Re: What should I brew????
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2012, 10:07:53 AM »
I would also do a saison. I can't get enough of them this time of year!
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Re: What should I brew????
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2012, 10:43:58 AM »
Buck tradition and do a CTZ "Pils" or "Kolsch"
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Re: What should I brew????
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2012, 11:04:05 AM »
If you want to go way out there, you could take a Vienna or Marzen and hop it heavily with your hops. Keep the hopping to FWH and late/flameout hops (and maybe some dry hopping). Sort of like an amped-up Sam Adams.

I'm doing something similar with my "Hoptoberfest" right now (using Columbus, Amarillo and Ultra), and the gravity samples are so damn tasty I don't know if it will finish lagering before I end up drinking it all...
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