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Offline HoosierBrew

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Re: hop schedule help
« Reply #15 on: March 12, 2015, 02:18:20 PM »
Thanks for the input. I love Red Chair!

I was going to just use Magnum for bittering but I thought I would make it a bit more interesting with the simcoe there. When you talk about Columbus being invasive, I have had that exact same experience with Bravo. I don't use Columbus outside of IPAs so I am not all too aware of how well it plays with other hops...

Don't get me wrong, I love Columbus in IPAs. I've used them to bitter most of my APAs in the past, but I've determined that it over powers the flavor hops a bit in an APA. I'm not sure if invasive is the best term, that sounds bad. Maybe this is better... Columbus, to me, adds another layer or dimension to the hop flavor, where other hops blend much better to create one layer or dimension. It's easier for me to pick Columbus out than other hops.

Yeah, I've moved away from bittering APAs with Columbus too, Frank. I like Warrior, Perle or Magnum these days.  Columbus definitely bitters IPAs most times, though.
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Re: hop schedule help
« Reply #16 on: March 12, 2015, 03:00:52 PM »
I feel like I need to brew a massive 3xIPA now to use up all the CTZ and older Galaxy in my freezer so I can try out Magnum in my APA haha.

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Re: hop schedule help
« Reply #17 on: March 12, 2015, 04:20:52 PM »
Just send the Galaxy to me. I have never used it.
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Re: hop schedule help
« Reply #18 on: March 12, 2015, 04:45:15 PM »
Just send the Galaxy to me. I have never used it.

You need to get some. Very tropical and tasty !

EDIT - They're a little dank and resiny, too. Good stuff.
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Re: hop schedule help
« Reply #19 on: March 12, 2015, 05:08:53 PM »
Just send the Galaxy to me. I have never used it.

You need to get some. Very tropical and tasty !

EDIT - They're a little dank and resiny, too. Good stuff.

Yeah I haven't used a lot of the newer varieties in my own beers but have had them in commercial beers. The only reason I have Jarrylo is because Yakima Valley threw in a couple of ounces free with my first order.
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Re: hop schedule help
« Reply #20 on: March 12, 2015, 05:13:30 PM »
Just send the Galaxy to me. I have never used it.

You need to get some. Very tropical and tasty !

EDIT - They're a little dank and resiny, too. Good stuff.

Yeah I haven't used a lot of the newer varieties in my own beers but have had them in commercial beers. The only reason I have Jarrylo is because Yakima Valley threw in a couple of ounces free with my first order.

Yeah, got some Jarrylo from them, too. Haven't used it yet.
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Re: hop schedule help
« Reply #21 on: March 12, 2015, 06:46:29 PM »
Just send the Galaxy to me. I have never used it.

You need to get some. Very tropical and tasty !

EDIT - They're a little dank and resiny, too. Good stuff.

Yeah, Galaxy is a great hop! It blends well with a lot of hops. I like it a lot with Citra. I get a nice bit of citrus from galaxy. Weird thing about it, it doesn't smell great out of the bag. It's a darker green almost brown color and smells a bit earthy.... but once it runs its course through some hot work, it transforms into awesomeness!
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