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Working On NWPA Need Hop Advice.

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

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  1. GNWBC

    GNWBC Initiate (0) Nov 28, 2011 Washington

    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.
    -Chris
     
  2. NoLeafClover44

    NoLeafClover44 Crusader (701) Feb 24, 2011 Delaware
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    You may have better luck with responses on the homebrewing forums. Sounds like a delcious beer though!
     
  3. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (4,776) Sep 24, 2007 Washington
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    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 Initiate (0) Nov 28, 2011 Washington

    Oh thats a good idea.
     
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