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Re: Style Question - American or British Light Ale
« Reply #15 on: January 01, 2021, 11:01:15 pm »
You could enter the same beer into multiple categories if you want to.

Yes, and we might just do that!
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Re: Style Question - American or British Light Ale
« Reply #16 on: January 04, 2021, 06:57:07 pm »
I'm in trouble!
The beer has fermented a bit more (might be done), and the hop presence has abated. Early on, it had a big hop aroma, and a forward hop flavor that reminded me very much of Sierra Nevada.

Now it tastes like an American Ale, but with more of an equal balance between malt and hops. The Cascade hops are still there, just not as potent as before. Certainly not "hop forward".

As my entry is already selected, both for English Golden Ale, and American Pale Ale, I do not think this is a good example of either one.

While it is a very good beer, it is more like a Pils (from the malt) with Ale Yeast and Cascade hops. All in perfect balance. Oh well...
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Re: Style Question - American or British Light Ale
« Reply #17 on: January 04, 2021, 07:15:50 pm »
So add a couple ounces dry hops for a couple days.  Problem solved.
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Re: Style Question - American or British Light Ale
« Reply #18 on: January 04, 2021, 07:33:03 pm »
So add a couple ounces dry hops for a couple days.  Problem solved.

How many ounces? How many days?
Keep in mind I'm not an IPA drinker, so want it to be low to moderate in hop profile.

Thanks!
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Re: Style Question - American or British Light Ale
« Reply #19 on: January 04, 2021, 07:51:57 pm »
So add a couple ounces dry hops for a couple days.  Problem solved.

How many ounces? How many days?
Keep in mind I'm not an IPA drinker, so want it to be low to moderate in hop profile.

Thanks!

Here in Wisconsin, "a couple" means two.   ;D   ;)

Cheers.
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Re: Style Question - American or British Light Ale
« Reply #20 on: January 04, 2021, 08:17:11 pm »
So add a couple ounces dry hops for a couple days.  Problem solved.

How many ounces? How many days?
Keep in mind I'm not an IPA drinker, so want it to be low to moderate in hop profile.

Thanks!

Here in Wisconsin, "a couple" means two.   ;D   ;)

Cheers.

Thanks. Just paranoid, I guess. Do not want to over do it!
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