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Re: Meridian Hops
« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2013, 03:00:09 PM »
I like my IPA's to be a bit crisper with less caramel notes. The idea with those are to showcase the hops. A little more caramel back is ok for me in pale ales. I'm still on the fence with this.

i'm with you on that - my WC style IPA only has about 4-5% C-15L, but my pale ale is almost 10% - for some reason it works.
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Re: Meridian Hops
« Reply #16 on: February 05, 2013, 03:01:00 PM »
Put me in the camp of no or little crystal malts in my pale hoppy ales.  My base APA lately has been:

80% 2-row
10% Munich
6% Victory
4% Wheat

I think if you really want to get a feel of the Meridian hops I would eliminate the Galena, altogether.