Cheesy Hops

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Cheesy Hops

Postby jkp » Thu Sep 10, 2015 06:05

Hi there

I was just dry hopping a batch of beer only to discover that the Centennial I was going to use has gone cheesy, whole leaf btw. Obviously they went in the bin and not in the beer. I also used those hops in the boil on brewday, but I'm pretty sure they were fine at that point and the beer already tastes good so no harm done, or so it seems.

So all that got me thinking, what if they had been cheesy on brewday and I hadn't noticed? Would they ruin the beer? Would it taste of cheese or something else?

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Re: Cheesy Hops

Postby mark1964 » Thu Sep 10, 2015 09:23

Would taste crap maybe

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Re: Cheesy Hops

Postby robwalker » Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:22

Bittering you'd probably get away with them anyway. Aroma, not so much. For me its akin to chucking a load of ashtray dust into a beer.
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