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Offline irob1992

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Hemp - IPA
« on: June 15, 2015, 11:24:03 PM »
What would you all think of a hemp IPA? I've heard that hemp seeds can add a "nutty" taste to the beer that I thought might go well with an "earthy" tasting IPA. The only Hemp beer I've had is Joint Effort from Red Hook and Hilliards, I really liked it, but can't find it anywhere anymore. It's also only like 35 IBU's so I'm not sure how the bitterness would go.

Also, any ideas on how much to add?
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Re: Hemp - IPA
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2015, 12:57:32 PM »
Those hemp beers I've tried did not have a noticable flavor that I could attribute to the hemp seeds. If you are looking for a nutty flavor, victory, a bit of light munich or some toasted pale malt will help.

you can certainly add some hemp seed to the mash just to say you did but I don't think it's going to bring much to the game.

Now, if you live in washington, Colorado, Alaska, or California (and have any kind of medical condition whatsoever) you could add something that would add flavor. ;D
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Re: Hemp - IPA
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2015, 01:00:12 PM »
Now, if you live in washington, Colorado, Alaska, or California (and have any kind of medical condition whatsoever) you could add something that would add flavor. ;D

Let's just say it adds a bit more than flavor  ;).  Ask me how I know....

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Re: Hemp - IPA
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2015, 04:06:53 PM »
I had a pale ale with hemp seeds from some brewery in Missouri. It isn't nutty like, well nuts. It's more of a straw-like flavor with some herbal and nutty flavors.
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