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I am using Warrior as a bittering hops in my IPA. Looking to fine tune the recipe by lessening the bitterness a touch or two. Can you provide me a few other hops in lesser degrees of bitterness? Thanks Q.

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Could you use less hops, or add them 10 minutes later in the boil? There are lots of hops that are less bitter (weight for weight), but whether they are a good fit depends upon the recipe.

Sorry this isn't directly answering your question, but I think you can get what you are looking for (less bitterness) without having to substitute.

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  • I am making good beer, but still learning. Less bitterness is the goal, I didn't know there was more then one way to get there. Thanks. – Quentin Aug 21 '14 at 21:11
  • Cool. Yes, hops are pretty flexible, there's many ways to use them to get different results. – mdma Aug 22 '14 at 9:31
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Nugget is a little lower on the alpha side, so that may work. But I agree with mdma, adjust the amount of hops being used and/or when they are added.

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