The taste however showcases a very unique flavor profile similar to oranges.
It is juicy and rindy with a pithy and pulpy bitterness somewhat zesty and citrus filled.
Would the Galena be suitable for bittering, or do these risk dominating? Throwing in 30g for the dry hop..it will hit the nose like a tangerine...
Nice citrusy flavor with loads of mandarin orange rind and leafy bitterness with a tone of melon and quiet blonde malty body flavors.On tap at Avery IPA Fest poured a clear orange amber with a small lasting ivory head.MOMaine Beer Company Peeper Ale Maine Beer Company Founders Pale Ale Founders Brewing Company Stone Pale Ale Stone Brewing Edward Hill Farmstead Brewery Headwaters Pale Ale Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown View and learn more ...Just noticed that my LHBS stocks the Mandarina Bavaria hops, and after reading that they have a great Mandarin taste I'm wondering how best to use them. cheers jan I try to stay away from Citra as a bittering hop.#1 on my current list is a Citra/Mandarina American IPA #2 would be a California Common (still not done one, but they always seem to be #2 on my list of next brews) probably Simcoe/Mandarina #3 would be a simple Mandarina Pale Ale Does anyone have any experience with this hop and its taste? I would use something like Warrior or Magnum for bittering and save the Citra for flavor/aroma. I used about 8 oz on a 3 gallon batch once and thought it was good, but not overly hoppy like I thought it would turn out.
So here's my draft for the IPA (10l, Extract) FERMENTABLES: 0.45 kg - Dry Malt Extract - Light (22.5%) 0.45 kg - Dry Malt Extract - Amber (22.5%) 0.5 kg - Dry Malt Extract - Light - (late addition) (25%) 0.5 kg - Dry Malt Extract - Amber - (late addition) (25%) STEEPING GRAINS: 0.1 kg - German - Cara Hell (5%) HOPS: 15 g - Citra, Type: Pellet, AA: 12, Use: Boil for 60 min, IBU: 48.47 10 g - Citra, Type: Pellet, AA: 12, Use: Boil for 15 min, IBU: 16.04 5 g - Mandarina Bavaria, Type: Pellet, AA: 8.1, Use: Boil for 15 min, IBU: 5.41 10 g - Mandarina Bavaria, Type: Pellet, AA: 8.1, Use: Boil for 0 min 15 g - Mandarina Bavaria, Type: Pellet, AA: 8.1, Use: Dry Hop for 7 days OTHER INGREDIENTS: 5 g - Irish Moss, Time: 5 min, Type: Fining, Use: Boil YEAST: Fermentis / Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 STATS: Original Gravity: 1.068 Final Gravity: 1.013 ABV (standard): 7.19% IBU (tinseth): 69.92 SRM (morey): 8.21 Does this look alright to you guys? If I were to do it again, I would add a little Cascade, Centennial or maybe El Dorado.This beer pours deep gold and features notes of mandarin orange zest, honeydew melon, and noble hop character. brews craft beers in a 1960 fire station in Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood.Grab some before it’s gone because cans of this limited release beer will only be available through the end of April. The brewery was founded in 2013 by Justin Baccary and friends. focus on late additions and using stupid amounts is the way to go with mandarina bavaria.Mandarina does have a nice, unique orange-y flavor though Thanks, I do have a couple of ounces of Galena and cascade in the freezer.This is a light bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation.