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Offline MNWayne

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Favorite hop pairing?
« on: April 24, 2021, 12:59:51 PM »
What's your favorite hop pairing for lagers and/or ales?
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Offline tommymorris

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Re: Favorite hop pairing?
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2021, 01:13:30 PM »
What's your favorite hop pairing for lagers and/or ales?
For APAs I really like Citra+Mosaic and Ekuanot +Mosaic.

I usually only use one hop for lagers.

Offline erockrph

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Re: Favorite hop pairing?
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2021, 05:33:28 PM »
For lagers I like Sterling + Motueka. They both taste like their Saaz lineage, but get some citrus when used late and in larger amounts.

For English ales, I like Challenger + EKG, and sometimes I'll splash in some Centennial, Motueka or Caliente if I want some extra late hop character in a bitter.

For Pale Ales and IPAs, there are literally no bounds. Some of my favorites are Vic Secret + Nelson Sauvin, Simcoe + Amarillo (that's an old school fave I need to get back to soon), Nelson + Meridian + Motueka, and then you can add Citra and/or Galaxy to any of these to boost the oil content.

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Offline Iliff Ave

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Re: Favorite hop pairing?
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2021, 05:51:34 PM »
Hallertau blanc and mandarina bavaria. Very good in lagers and mild hoppy beers.
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Offline Bomar

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Re: Favorite hop pairing?
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2021, 02:33:16 AM »
Hi!!!
Motueka and Cascade
Citra and Amarillo
Centennial and Mosaic
Northern Brewer and EKG
Columbus and Zappa
Simcoe and Bavaria Mandarina
Bavaria M and Saaz/Tettnager/Styrian Golden

Offline Cliffs

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Re: Favorite hop pairing?
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2021, 04:52:19 PM »
lagers: typically use a single hop, liberty, mt hood, edelweiss or a single bittering charge of magnum or galena

'Pale ale and IPA's, I'm old school, Chinook, cascade, centennial as well.