Wet Hopped IPAs - Fall 2016

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by jeffgott, Sep 20, 2016.

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  1. drtth

    drtth Poo-Bah (3,370) Nov 25, 2007 Pennsylvania

    This reminds me of my favorite saying attributed to Harry Truman. He supposedly once asked for someone to find him a one armed economist because he was tired of asking for an expert opinion, hearing one, but then having the economist go on to say, "But on the other hand...." :slight_smile:
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  2. tjwarren

    tjwarren Disciple (349) Dec 31, 2008 Ohio

    North Peak Hoodoo. Underrated, amazing
  3. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,139) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    They still aren't wet. Fresh is debatable. The beer is brewed at least a month before you see it on shelves, making the time between hop harvest and brew day negligible.
  4. derftron

    derftron Disciple (343) Feb 8, 2012 Oregon

    SN should just say "freshly dried" or "2016 Hop Crop"
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  5. drtth

    drtth Poo-Bah (3,370) Nov 25, 2007 Pennsylvania


    Or the folks in the PNW should just say "freshly picked or "wet" hops.
  6. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (5,034) Sep 24, 2007 Washington
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    Well, the use of the word "Wet" is what has gotten us to this point in the first place. here's a separate question though; breweries in my town have already started to received their finished, pelletized hops from this years harvest. Using SN logic, couldn't those brewers say they are using "fresh" hops?
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  7. drtth

    drtth Poo-Bah (3,370) Nov 25, 2007 Pennsylvania

    Well those pellitized hops are currently much more fresh than they will be 6 mos from now (if not stored properly), so yes they could indeed currently call them fresh.

    If those hops get old enough the do what the Belgians do for their Lambic brewing they could be called "aged" hops. :-)
  8. dgmirelli

    dgmirelli Disciple (355) Mar 21, 2015 New York

    will Sixpoint have a Sensi 2016?
  9. JackHorzempa

    JackHorzempa Poo-Bah (3,446) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania
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    Good question. I have not read any announcements yet.

    Maybe Shane (@Sixpoint) can let us know whazzup here?

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