Averagely Perfect Saison - Poll #34 - 10 Minute Hop Variety(s)

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by VikeMan, Mar 4, 2015.

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Choose the Hop Variety(s) for the 10 Minute Addition

Poll closed Mar 6, 2015.
  1. Saaz

    27.3%
  2. Hallertau

    9.1%
  3. Saaz and Hallertau

    63.6%
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  1. VikeMan

    VikeMan Poo-Bah (1,962) Jul 12, 2009 Pennsylvania
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    Poll #33 determined that the hop schedule will be 60 minutes, 10 minutes and Flameout/Whirlpool/Hopstand. This poll (#34) will determine which of the flavor/aroma hops will be used in the 10 minute addition. The potential combinations are unique. Straight plurality wins.

    For those looking ahead, the next poll will determine quantity(s) of hops for this addition, before moving on to the Flameout/Whirlpool/Hopstand addition then the Bittering charge (which will be the IBU balancer).

    This poll will be open for 48 hours.

    (For those who don't know what I'm talking about, see these threads for the first two beers we did (and the bazillion ensuing polls and the final recipes...
    http://beeradvocate.com/community/threads/the-averagely-perfect-american-ipa-project.59552/
    http://www.beeradvocate.com/community/threads/averagely-perfect-american-stout-poll-1-abv.131209/ )

    Issues with methodology? Take 'em to beermail please.

    The Averagely Perfect Saison so far...

    Batch Size: 5 Gallons
    ABV: 5.7%
    OG: 1.045
    FG: 1.002
    Mash Recommendation: Single Infusion @ 150F, 60 Minutes, no Mashout
    Assumed Mash Efficiency: 70%
    90 Minute Boil
    IBUs: 24

    Grain Bill:
    Belgian Pilsner Malt (68%)
    Flaked Wheat (17%)
    Vienna malt (15%)

    Yeasts:
    WLP565/Wyeast 3724 at beginning of fermentation
    WLP644, 0.5 Liter Starter Recommended, added to primary when beer/wort reaches gravity of 1.033


    Hops:
    60 Minutes - Saaz and/or Hallertau (TBD)
    10 Minutes - Saaz and/or Hallertau (TBD, this poll)

    Flameout/Whirlpool/Hopstand - Saaz and/or Hallertau (TBD)
     
  2. wspscott

    wspscott Champion (883) May 25, 2006 Kentucky

    I see no reason not to use both here. Ditto for the FO additions.
     
  3. wspscott

    wspscott Champion (883) May 25, 2006 Kentucky

    Interesting that no one has added anything to this poll, even though 9 out of 28 voters disagree with my statement. Come on people, let's start an argument about hops :slight_smile:
     
  4. ChrisMyhre

    ChrisMyhre Initiate (0) Sep 15, 2013 Massachusetts

    I like the spiciness that Saaz in higher amounts contributes during the boil, for what it's worth I will be voting for both at flameout.
     
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  5. jlordi12

    jlordi12 Devotee (454) Jun 8, 2011 Massachusetts

    I wasn't wild about Hallertau the one time I used it, just saaz for me
     
  6. VikeMan

    VikeMan Poo-Bah (1,962) Jul 12, 2009 Pennsylvania
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    Saaz and Hallertau.
     
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