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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2011, 09:36:17 AM »
Keith, seriously look into the Flaconer's Flight blend.  At our club meeting last night I had a couple different beers made with them and I think you'd be really happy with them.  Contact Hop Union for a sample.
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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2011, 02:22:57 PM »
Keith, seriously look into the Flaconer's Flight blend.  At our club meeting last night I had a couple different beers made with them and I think you'd be really happy with them.  Contact Hop Union for a sample.

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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2011, 02:45:18 PM »
Keith, seriously look into the Flaconer's Flight blend.  At our club meeting last night I had a couple different beers made with them and I think you'd be really happy with them.  Contact Hop Union for a sample.

Denny, how would you describe the blend?  Sounds interesting [pellet blend comprised of many of the Northwest's most premier hop varieties including the highly acclaimed Citra™, Simcoe®, and Sorachi Ace along with experimental hops and numerous other NW varieties]  I'm curious if this will be a long term offering and/or will it always be the same blend.  cheers, j

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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2011, 03:17:33 PM »
Has anyone tried Galena for flavor and/or aroma?  I have to think it would compliment the "C" hops or Mt. Hood, just never tried it that way.  Seems it's mostly used for bittering but the beta acid is reported as 7.5-9.0%.  Cheers!!!
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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #19 on: March 01, 2011, 03:20:08 PM »
Wow, Galena used to be a favorite, but I haven't seen it for a long time.

Jay, I have no idea about how long they'll do the blend or if it will change.  It's kinda lemony like Simcoe, I could detect some of the tropical fruit of the Citra (although not as overwhelming as straight Citra), some dankness like you get from Columbus, maybe a bit of tangerine like Amarillo.  I was really impressed.  I've got a lb. on order.
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« Reply #20 on: March 01, 2011, 03:39:31 PM »
Jay, I have no idea about how long they'll do the blend or if it will change.  It's kinda lemony like Simcoe, I could detect some of the tropical fruit of the Citra (although not as overwhelming as straight Citra), some dankness like you get from Columbus, maybe a bit of tangerine like Amarillo.  I was really impressed.  I've got a lb. on order.

lemony tropical, tangerine dankness - sounds perfect to me, thanks

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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #21 on: March 01, 2011, 03:44:34 PM »
I was really impressed.  I've got a lb. on order.
From where?  Did you have to order 16x1 oz or can you get a pound somewhere?
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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #22 on: March 02, 2011, 08:58:29 AM »
I was really impressed.  I've got a lb. on order.
From where?  Did you have to order 16x1 oz or can you get a pound somewhere?

tom:

haven't seen them in full pound offerings, but you can order them here at a 1oz clip, but $20 for a pound of individually wrapped ounces isn't too terrible IMO.

http://www.rebelbrewer.com/shoppingcart/products/Falconers-Flight-Hops-1oz-Pellets.html

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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #23 on: March 02, 2011, 09:23:23 AM »
I was really impressed.  I've got a lb. on order.
From where?  Did you have to order 16x1 oz or can you get a pound somewhere?

A guy in our club has connections....;)  We ordered multiple lbs.
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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #24 on: March 02, 2011, 09:30:13 AM »
You can find the Falconers Flight blend here, and can buy in an 8 oz. package for $8.95.

http://morebeer.com/view_product/11836/103828/Falconers_Flight_Pellet_Hops

Pssst - they still have Simcoe.
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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #25 on: March 02, 2011, 10:14:07 AM »
I was really impressed.  I've got a lb. on order.
From where?  Did you have to order 16x1 oz or can you get a pound somewhere?

A guy in our club has connections....;)  We ordered multiple lbs.
Must be nice ;D  

If I can't get any through my connections (email sent) I guess I'll be ordering from Rebel or Morebeer.

Although morebeer says Simcoe is out of stock . . . :(

>Edit - 8 oz packages are out
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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #26 on: March 02, 2011, 10:50:03 AM »
Glad I bought 10 oz  (8+2) Simcoe from them last month.
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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #27 on: March 02, 2011, 10:58:58 AM »
I'm putting my order together, and I've decided to actually get 2 oz packages instead of 8 oz.  It's worth an extra dollar to me to not have to repackage them when I get them.

I don't know if my connections will come through on the Falconer's Flight, but I'll get some for sure somehow.  I love the idea of measuring out a couple of ounces of this to dry hop instead of 1/2 oz of this and 1/2 oz of that, and then you have a bunch of half used packages.  I hate half used packages of hops.
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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #28 on: March 02, 2011, 11:06:30 AM »
This is good to know...I might place an order for some of The Falconers Flight. It sounds like a great blend plus some of the proceeds go to a good cause.
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Re: IPA - need hops suggestion
« Reply #29 on: March 02, 2011, 11:18:41 AM »
I hate half used packages of hops.

sounds like someone needs to invest in a vacuum sealer  ;)
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