Azacca Pale Ale

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Azacca Pale Ale

Post by CestrIan » Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:41 am

Never brewed with these hops before, but read that they are meant to be great in a single hopped beer. Apparently according to the malt miller; apricot, ripe mango, orchard fruit, orange, grapefruit, pine, and pineapple. I'm drooling like homer in a doughnut shop! Gonna get this on tomorrow.

1 Kg Vienna Malt
4 Kg Lager Malt
0.3 Kg Caragold

1052 OG 5.2 %

36 IBU target

Magnum 25g 60 min
Azacca 20g 5 min
Azacca 80g FO

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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by FUBAR » Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:53 am

That looks a tasty recipe,watching with interest on the outcome .
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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by Robwalkeragain » Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:27 am

Enjoy! I have single hopped with azacca, it’s really good. Resin and pineapple - i found it mellowed out after 2 weeks and let the fruit come through, its a bit of a blunt instrument!

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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by john luc » Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:25 pm

Interested in how you get on with these hops also. I got some and was planning to use in a blend of other hops
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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by Northern Brewer » Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:25 pm

Personlly I find Azacca is a bit one-dimensional on its own, but makes a good supporting hop mixed with something else.

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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by john luc » Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:42 pm

2 of my favourite hops are Hull melon and Belma and so was planning to use this hop in a blend with them :?: . I will await your opinion though on using it as a single addition.
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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by Rookie » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:55 pm

CestrIan wrote:
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:41 am
Never brewed with these hops before, but read that they are meant to be great in a single hopped beer. Apparently according to the malt miller; apricot, ripe mango, orchard fruit, orange, grapefruit, pine, and pineapple. I'm drooling like homer in a doughnut shop! Gonna get this on tomorrow.

1 Kg Vienna Malt
4 Kg Lager Malt
0.3 Kg Caragold

1052 OG 5.2 %

36 IBU target

Magnum 25g 60 min
Azacca 20g 5 min
Azacca 80g FO
Yeast?
I'm just here for the beer.

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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by CestrIan » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:35 pm

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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by john luc » Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:48 am

How did it go. Would you say a single hop beer using this hop is worth it. :!:
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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by CestrIan » Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:39 am

Have to say Azacca were a little disappointing. I used 100g in the last 5 minutes and the flavour/aroma is not as punchy as I imagined; a little fruity, some pineapple, but a lemon peel citrus flavour dominates. Not what I was expecting at all. They may do well as a supporting hop with something like mosaic or galaxy, but wouldn't recommend them for a single hop beer. Just not big enough to hold their own.

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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by john luc » Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:26 pm

This beer from hope brewery was a competition winner from one of our local clubs. Upswing azacca and Eldorado dry hop. It's absolutely gorgeous
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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by CestrIan » Tue May 07, 2019 6:56 pm

Maybe I got a bad batch! Could see how Eldorado dry hop would help though.

Just made a NEIPA with El Dorado, Citra and Mosaic with coastal haze yeast. It’s very pineappley. Will post the recipe when I get chance.

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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by WalesAles » Tue May 07, 2019 7:18 pm

CestrIan wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:39 am
Have to say Azacca were a little disappointing.
Cest,
I have to say Azacca were VERY disappointing!
Added nothing to my beer.
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Re: Azacca Pale Ale

Post by Mattpc » Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:27 pm

Ouch scathing comments. I’ve always been intrigued by this hop, having had a very good Azacca single hopped beer by Marble beers, Manchester who did a range of single hopped beers a few years back. It was maybe going towards 5% quite orangey in colour. Tasted great but perhaps there was a lot of dry hopping going on.


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