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All magnum pale ale?

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Postby nigel_c » Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:29 pm

I'm planning on doing an all magnum pale ale some time over the weekend and was wondering if anyone has had any experience doing this in the past.

I love magnum for bittering and use it in nearly all my hoppy pale ale/IPA's but have never really used it for flavor other than bittering. All ideas welcome.

Thinking about hopping to 44 IBU.
44 Magnum could look great on a label for a session pale i think.

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Postby RichieH » Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:50 pm

I have found magnum to have very little aroma, and nothing special flavourwise, it just tastes 'german', being from the broader hallertauer family. Give it a shot, but I would recommend some other hop at the knockout or maybe dryhopping. Magnum is a bit part of sierra nevada's torpedo, but they have Citra in there as a dry hop.

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