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Re: Rough Draft
« Reply #15 on: April 01, 2013, 07:01:59 AM »
yes it is..thankyou for pointing that out.
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Re: Rough Draft
« Reply #16 on: April 04, 2013, 04:45:22 AM »
de nada! Every time I read that hop schedule my mouth waters. I look forward to hearing how it turns out.
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Re: Rough Draft
« Reply #17 on: April 11, 2013, 07:15:18 AM »
I tasted a sample of this stuff when I went to dry hop it. Holy smoke is it hoppy! Complete with what I consider a nasty bitter bite. Very piney. I decided to change my plans and dry hop it with Cascades instead of Columbus to maybe tone down or balance out the piney character. I know it will be way too hoppy for my taste so I hope my friends enjoy it.
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Re: Rough Draft
« Reply #18 on: April 11, 2013, 09:08:57 AM »
So what did your OG and IBUs end up at out of curiousity?

I brewed an all columbus wheat beer last week with similar timing addtions though way smaller. My efficiency was horrible and the hops will have nothing to hide behind so I am afraid the columbus will be too potent for what I was going for. Oh well gonna dry hop with Columbus anyway and just see how it turns out.

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Re: Rough Draft
« Reply #19 on: April 11, 2013, 09:45:12 AM »
My OG was 1.063 and Beersmith has my IBU at 140.9 and my bitterness ratio at 2.204.
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Re: Rough Draft
« Reply #20 on: April 11, 2013, 10:01:06 AM »
My OG was 1.063 and Beersmith has my IBU at 140.9 and my bitterness ratio at 2.204.

Oh wow. Yeah I have never done a beer over around 80 IBUs so I can't really related.

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Re: Rough Draft
« Reply #21 on: April 21, 2013, 11:27:11 AM »
After 6 days in the bottle I popped the top on one of these bad boys. I must say it is very tasty. I have decided I like Columbus hops and am very glad I have another half a pound of them. The flavor was just right. As far as hop forwardness I would say it about the same as a New Belgium Ranger. Of course it tastes different because it is almost single hopped with Columbus. Now I wish I would have used them for dry hopping too. Though I doubt I can taste the Cascades I dry hopped with.

Now I have 3 oz of Simcoe. I am considering using them to single hop a white wheat.
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