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Newer style Passion fruit hops (e.g. citra, galaxy) vs. Old style Citrus (e.g. Cascade, Centennial)

passion fruit IPA
grapefruit IPA
Neither; give me a resin/herbal/spicy/smoky/etc. IPA
all of the above

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jaybeerman

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IPA hop preference
« on: September 20, 2011, 10:14:50 PM »
If you were in the mood for a big bold (i.e. real) IPA and given the options which style would you choose most often?

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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2011, 12:08:58 AM »
I'm a grapefruit-freak even in my bitters. So an IPA yes. Also like floral essences.
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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2011, 12:27:44 AM »
I'm a grapefruit-freak even in my bitters.

Also like floral essences.

nice

yeah me too

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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2011, 06:39:15 AM »
Pretty much grapefruit here too...  Amarillo, Cascade, Centennial, and then a little Chinook & CTZ to give it some funk. Cheers!!!
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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2011, 06:45:51 AM »
Pretty much grapefruit here too...  Amarillo, Cascade, Centennial, and then a little Chinook & CTZ to give it some funk. Cheers!!!

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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2011, 08:26:24 AM »
Pretty much grapefruit here too...  Amarillo, Cascade, Centennial, and then a little Chinook & CTZ to give it some funk. Cheers!!!

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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2011, 08:33:13 AM »
I don't see an answer for "all of the above"...I like variety.
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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2011, 08:34:19 AM »
I don't see an answer for "all of the above"...I like variety.

+1 on this. I will say I prefer lots of late hops to tons of bitterness in an IPA
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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2011, 09:09:32 AM »
I don't see an answer for "all of the above"...I like variety.

"most often" - If that doesn't solve it then find two IPA haters to cast votes for the remaining choices ;)  then you can feel really good about voting

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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2011, 09:18:14 AM »
I don't see an answer for "all of the above"...I like variety.

+1 on this. I will say I prefer lots of late hops to tons of bitterness in an IPA

there's only three choices, make a decision, what's the phrase - the best representation of your...

yeah...if i cant have both then I'll opt for lots of late hops

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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #10 on: September 21, 2011, 09:21:30 AM »
I don't see an answer for "all of the above"...I like variety.

+1 on this. I will say I prefer lots of late hops to tons of bitterness in an IPA

there's only three choices, make a decision, what's the phrase - the best representation of your...

yeah...if i cant have both then I'll opt for lots of late hops


however, If out of every three IPA purchases/choices I make 1 is passion fruit, one grapefruit and one 'other' than there is no most often. Thus it is difficult to choose one. As it happens I went with 'other' cause category covers a much wider range of flavours so it is more likely to be the choice 'most often' :)
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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2011, 09:49:30 AM »
however, If out of every three IPA purchases/choices I make 1 is passion fruit, one grapefruit and one 'other' than there is no most often. Thus it is difficult to choose one.

yeah I know who you are - you're the guy in the wendy's drive thru lane saying, hmm should I have the number 1 because...or maybe the number 3, I like...oh, but number 5 is good too...  ;)




(maybe I am in a combative mood today)  :)

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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #12 on: September 21, 2011, 09:52:19 AM »
(maybe I am in a combative mood today)  :)

I concur.  ;)
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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #13 on: September 21, 2011, 09:52:52 AM »
however, If out of every three IPA purchases/choices I make 1 is passion fruit, one grapefruit and one 'other' than there is no most often. Thus it is difficult to choose one.

yeah I know who you are - you're the guy in the wendy's drive thru lane saying, hmm should I have the number 1 because...or maybe the number 3, I like...oh, but number 5 is good too...  ;)




(maybe I am in a combative mood today)  :)

I can honestly say I have NEVER been the guy in the wendy's drive thru at any time. but yes I do tend to stand before the beer cooler at the grocery for 10 or 15 minutes, walking back and forth, picking up a bottle then putting it back picking another one...
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Re: IPA hop preference
« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2011, 10:05:31 AM »
I concur.  ;)

back off pal, who asked you  ;D

yes I do tend to stand before the beer cooler at the grocery for 10 or 15 minutes, walking back and forth, picking up a bottle then putting it back picking another one...

umm that's different (i hope so anyway)