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Offline Iliff Ave Brewhouse

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« on: September 06, 2013, 03:52:47 PM »
Everything I have read is that Magnum should really only be used for bittering.

Does anyone have a differing opinion for using Magnum for flavor/aroma?
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Re: magnum
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2013, 03:54:42 PM »
I tried using Magnum for flavor and aroma twice.  The results ranged from poor to really poor.
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Re: magnum
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2013, 04:58:00 PM »
I tried using Magnum for flavor and aroma twice.  The results ranged from poor to really poor.

If you use Citra with it you may end up with piss poor...
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Re: magnum
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2013, 05:02:24 PM »
Doesn't Sierra Nevada use Magnum and Citra in their beer to make Torpedo.
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Re: magnum
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2013, 05:05:20 PM »
Did not know that...interesting

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Re: magnum
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2013, 05:27:50 PM »
Doesn't Sierra Nevada use Magnum and Citra in their beer to make Torpedo.
Just Sayin' :P

Yes, they do.  Another reason I don't drink Torpedo.
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Re: magnum
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2013, 07:23:03 PM »
Doesn't Sierra Nevada use Magnum and Citra in their beer to make Torpedo.
Just Sayin' :P

Yes, they do.  Another reason I don't drink Torpedo.

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Re: magnum
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2013, 07:56:32 PM »
Doesn't Sierra Nevada use Magnum and Citra in their beer to make Torpedo.
Just Sayin' :P

Yes, they do.  Another reason I don't drink Torpedo.
+1.  And I think, for an AIPA, it's pretty underwhelming and malt forward.  Love most of Sierra's other beers though.
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Re: magnum
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2013, 08:36:16 PM »
I actually enjoy Torpedo.  Too each their own.  I could have swore I heard an old BN podcast where Denny said he like dry hopping with Magnum.  Maybe my ears were playing tricks on me? :-\

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Re: magnum
« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2013, 11:23:00 PM »
Everything I have read is that Magnum should really only be used for bittering.

Does anyone have a differing opinion for using Magnum for flavor/aroma?
I used it in Altbier. It was German Magnum and it was pretty earthy. I would do it again but I would advice to be conservative for aroma additions.
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Re: magnum
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2013, 04:30:43 PM »
I actually enjoy Torpedo.  Too each their own.  I could have swore I heard an old BN podcast where Denny said he like dry hopping with Magnum.  Maybe my ears were playing tricks on me? :-\

They must have been!
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