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Treehouse Green hops??
« on: September 11, 2016, 04:46:18 PM »
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First post on the forum. Just got into home brewing over the summer. I dove in head first brewing an all grain hazy NE style IPA. Came out pretty good considering it was my first go around. No off flavors, great hazy orange color, decent amount of tropics with just the right about of bittering. My two main complaints are lack of body (seemed rather thin/ not the chewy feel of treehouse or trillium) and would like more citrusy tropical taste and aroma. I want to brew a TH Green clone for my second batch. Who thinks they have a good idea of the hop schedule/build? I am thinking chinnok for bittering (TH claims NW hops) and heavy heavy Galaxy with some citra. Thoughts??

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Re: Treehouse Green hops??
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2016, 05:43:45 PM »
Based on my tasting of that beer, all I can say is that I don't think they used Chinook for bittering.
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Re: Treehouse Green hops??
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2016, 03:45:10 AM »
Based on my tasting of that beer, all I can say is that I don't think they used Chinook for bittering.
Could not agree more. Use something neutral.

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Re: Treehouse Green hops??
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2016, 11:57:46 AM »
I had a few Treehouse including Green a couple weeks ago. I was struck with the smoothness of the bittering. If I was trying to duplicate it at home I would get all of the ibus from a whirlpool instead of putting any in the boil.
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Re: Treehouse Green hops??
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2016, 12:58:50 PM »
Thanks for the feedback everyone. Chinnok was a shot in the dark. I know they use it for Sap and my thought was chinnok would provide that sort of harsh resiny dank bitter. I thought you don't really get any bitterness through whirl pooling? What would you all suggest as the bittering hop to achieve that type of bitterness that green has?

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Re: Treehouse Green hops??
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2016, 01:23:43 PM »
Thanks for the feedback everyone. Chinnok was a shot in the dark. I know they use it for Sap and my thought was chinnok would provide that sort of harsh resiny dank bitter. I thought you don't really get any bitterness through whirl pooling? What would you all suggest as the bittering hop to achieve that type of bitterness that green has?
You will get some bitterness from whirlpooling, especially if you don't cool the wort first. All of the treehouse beers I have had, with the exception of Eureka I think it was, have such a soft bitterness that I don't think I could reproduce it with a boil addition. I think a not too sweet wort allows for this light bittering.
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Re: Treehouse Green hops??
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2016, 07:36:39 PM »
Green is columbus bittering with galaxy and amarillo late hops and in the fermenter.

Sap uses chinook and simcoe. 

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Re: Treehouse Green hops??
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2016, 09:44:01 PM »
Sap uses chinook and simcoe.

I have an American brown on my schedule that uses chinook and simcoe.
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