Working On NWPA Need Hop Advice.

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by GNWBC, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. GNWBC

    GNWBC Aficionado (125) Washington Nov 28, 2011

    Hey guys and gals so im planning on brewing a nwpa soon and i am still contemplating the hops i want to use, i want to get a nice pine nose and bite on the beer so i was considering using Chinook and Cascade however i still want some spiciness to come through with out it being to bitter, less than 65-70 IBU's, additionally im trying to get a nice copperish red color from it so any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated. Cheers.
  2. NoLeafClover44

    NoLeafClover44 Advocate (570) Delaware Feb 24, 2011 Subscriber

    You may have better luck with responses on the homebrewing forums. Sounds like a delcious beer though!
  3. beertunes

    beertunes Poobah (1,355) Washington Sep 24, 2007

    You might want to add some Centennial. I'm also a big fan of Amarillo and Citra, you might think about those as well. You can get a good sense of the flavors by making up a hop tea and smelling and tasting it.
  4. GNWBC

    GNWBC Aficionado (125) Washington Nov 28, 2011

    Oh thats a good idea.