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My own question and I struggle to find an answer!

In the end I decided on Citra, it’s such a clean taste and such a distinctive aroma. I don’t think I’ve ever made a beer using Citra hops that hasn’t been great. On the other hand it has been so popular it’s becoming a bit routine so up to you now to give me my next revelation - tempt me! ;)
 

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It changes depending on what style I am on at the mo it is winter type beers such as darker or bitters so First Gold at the present then summer comes and the American hops will take over again probably Mosaic
Good call!
 

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Challenger, EKG, target for bittering, equnuat but go easy, citra but it gets boring, Tetnang to name afew, just ordered some fuggles never tried them before
 

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Challenger, EKG, target for bittering, equnuat but go easy, citra but it gets boring, Tetnang to name afew, just ordered some fuggles never tried them before
Fuggles are massively underestimated, but you're not going to make an AIPA out of them. But you could make a Pilsner if you were cheeky enough!
 

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Challenger, EKG, target for bittering, equnuat but go easy, citra but it gets boring, Tetnang to name afew, just ordered some fuggles never tried them before
I won’t have anyone say Citra is boring (but you have a point!). Equanot, Hmmm. EKG - overrated :laugh8:, Fuggles, I’ve had mixed results :confused.:
 

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It's a good question, galaxy is amazing in a pale ale, but saaz is beautiful in a more subtle way in the right beer.
 

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It's a good question, galaxy is amazing in a pale ale, but saaz is beautiful in a more subtle way in the right beer.
I tried Saaz in a more “nobel” type of ale but for me it was a bit too “classic”? Probably just me being an **** and misusing the hop! :laugh8:
 

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So many hops, so little time.....
Noble - Hallertau Mittelfruh
English - Challenger
New world - Galaxy

But the hop I always have in my freezer? Magnum. Just such a great bittering hop.
Another good call. I’ve never felt more part of a hop-cult! :laugh8: (Glad I didn’t misspell that!)
 

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Challenger for traditional english, love citra as well for golden ales/IPAs(Jarl is probably my favourite beer of the last ten years) Also still like cascade and centennial. My homegrown hallertau mittelfruh are lovely as well in a different way
 

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Challenger for traditional english, love citra as well for golden ales/IPAs(Jarl is probably my favourite beer of the last ten years) Also still like cascade and centennial. My homegrown hallertau mittelfruh are lovely as well in a different way
All classics. Yay for the Citra! He! He!

You can’t put Citra down, even if this over-used. Admit it y’all!
 

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Great chat, thank you!

Here’s one more combo I love:
Simcoe
Mosaic
Vic Secret

Actually, I’m surprised Vic Secret didn’t get named - maybe everyone’s second favourite?
 
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