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Offline tesgüino

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Session IPA
« on: February 03, 2016, 12:08:44 PM »
Trying to decide if a hoppy Pale Ale could go into the Specialty IPA category as a Session IPA. Session IPA isn't listed in the sub titles. Is that even a thing? This is a 1.052 OG beer with a lot of late hops, but not too much bitterness.

Offline lenphallock

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Re: Session IPA
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2016, 01:32:57 PM »
It would go under 21B, specialty IPA.


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Offline Bill Bopp

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Re: Session IPA
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2016, 09:09:41 PM »
One important note (assuming this is an NHC entry):

This will be NHC category 17C.

21B is the BJCP category and not used for NHC entry.

Offline tesgüino

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Re: Session IPA
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2016, 11:53:38 PM »
Thanks for pointing that out. Just printed out a copy of the 2016 NHC Guidelines.

Offline santoch

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Re: Session IPA
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2016, 03:39:18 AM »
I would avoid specialty IPA if its not very bitter.
Maybe it would be better as an APA?

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