Author Topic: Cat Pee pungency from boil additions versus late?  (Read 567 times)

Offline trapae

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Cat Pee pungency from boil additions versus late?
« on: April 02, 2018, 03:33:00 PM »
I don’t love the cat pee pungency you get when you use too much of certain hops, like Citra. But I like the taste and smell when used less.  I was wondering if anyone knows if you get that pungency from “Too much“ of those  hops in the boil addition specifically, or whirlpool/DryHop specifically?
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Re: Cat Pee pungency from boil additions versus late?
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2018, 05:51:59 PM »
Yes, I find that I get more of that when I add them towards the end of the boil, but nowhere near as much, if at all, when I do all of my additions post-boil. Basically, I FWH for bittering, and then do a whirlpool and keg hop addition for flavor and aroma.