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Hallertau Blanc
« on: March 17, 2016, 06:33:37 PM »
I have two ounces of Hallertau Blanc to play with, for a 10 liter batch. Any suggestions what to do with it?  Much obliged!
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2016, 11:44:26 AM »
Make beer!

Seriously, I would make something simple, use Magnum to bitter, 1oz HB at 10min, dry hop with one oz. that will let you know what it is like.
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2016, 12:19:29 PM »
Make beer!

Seriously, I would make something simple, use Magnum to bitter, 1oz HB at 10min, dry hop with one oz. that will let you know what it is like.

I was afraid someone was going to write something along these lines :(
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2016, 12:23:13 PM »
Make beer!

Seriously, I would make something simple, use Magnum to bitter, 1oz HB at 10min, dry hop with one oz. that will let you know what it is like.

I was afraid someone was going to write something along these lines :(

OK, Buy 10 Oz more and go crazy with it. I did that with HBC-438.
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2016, 12:38:40 PM »
OK, Buy 10 Oz more and go crazy with it.

I was afraid someone was going to write something along these lines :(
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2016, 04:46:40 PM »
I really like both of Jeff's suggestions  8)
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2016, 04:50:51 PM »
I was thinking of combining it with Amarillo, just to spite Jeff.
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2016, 04:56:24 PM »
Make beer!

Seriously, I would make something simple, use Magnum to bitter, 1oz HB at 10min, dry hop with one oz. that will let you know what it is like.
Do this. Ferment with 3711. Hallertau Blanc goes nice with saison yeast IME.

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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2016, 04:59:26 PM »
 I 3rd  Jeff's 1st suggestion.  KISS principles. Highlight the new ingredient.
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2016, 05:01:09 PM »
I 3rd  Jeff's 1st suggestion.  KISS principles. Highlight the new ingredient.


+ another. It's easier to eval a new ingredient when it's not competing with many others.
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #10 on: April 01, 2016, 05:03:33 PM »
I've been curious about this hop but haven't tried it yet. The 'blanc' makes me wonder if it will be similar at all to Nelson Sauvin, perhaps less intense. Will be curious to hear your impression.
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #11 on: April 01, 2016, 05:10:46 PM »
I've been curious about this hop but haven't tried it yet. The 'blanc' makes me wonder if it will be similar at all to Nelson Sauvin, perhaps less intense. Will be curious to hear your impression.
It has a similar "white wine character" but none of the other stuff that comes with nelson (for better or worse) and no where close to the intensity.

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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2016, 05:33:57 PM »
I've been curious about this hop but haven't tried it yet. The 'blanc' makes me wonder if it will be similar at all to Nelson Sauvin, perhaps less intense. Will be curious to hear your impression.
It has a similar "white wine character" but none of the other stuff that comes with nelson (for better or worse) and no where close to the intensity.
Cool, sounds good! The Hallertau line, for me is really, really hard to beat for lagers.
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #13 on: April 01, 2016, 05:36:27 PM »
It has a similar "white wine character" but none of the other stuff that comes with nelson (for better or worse) and no where close to the intensity.


+1. Far less intense. It's on a par with Mandarina in terms of intensity IMO. A lot softer around the edges.
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Re: Hallertau Blanc
« Reply #14 on: April 01, 2016, 05:39:02 PM »
I've been curious about this hop but haven't tried it yet. The 'blanc' makes me wonder if it will be similar at all to Nelson Sauvin, perhaps less intense. Will be curious to hear your impression.
It has a similar "white wine character" but none of the other stuff that comes with nelson (for better or worse) and no where close to the intensity.

That sounds great in a german pilsner.