Pacific Gem is a good all purpose hop that delivers quality bitterness along with flavor and aromas. The variety is named after the location where Charles Carpenter established the first hop farm in the Yakima Valley in 1869. Even with its high alpha acids, Azacca® still works well as a dual-use hop, giving off a pleasant mix of tropical fruits kissed with citrus. Used For: American Ales, English Ales Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include lemon, spice and marmalade flavor. It is a half-sister to Ultra, Mt. That is, other then Sam Adams. But what are hops, anyway? Bred for the American Craft Beer Revolution, this German daughter of Cascade is bold and rivals many southern hemisphere hops.
It is a classic German beer hall with classic German beers! Cascade is the most popular variety in craft brewing and is known for having a unique floral, spicy and citrus character with balanced bittering potential. In terms of flavor, noble hops are lower in bitterness than many of the traditional American hop varieties. British ales and lagers Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include cedar, green tea and sweet fruit. It is a daughter of Galena and therefore has analytical data similar to Galena. Used For: Ales, Lagers Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include resin, pine, and lemongrass. Prized for its high bittering value, the aromatic nature is one of spice and citrus, but is minimal compared to its big bittering.
This hop has become increasingly popular for its herbal aromas with a pear and peach note. Website Design and Management by. Hallertauer Mittelfrueh plants in Germany produce red-stripe bines, as do genuine plants in the United States, but the questionable Hallertau plants produce green bines without the telltale red stripe, and the hops themselves are more Fuggle-like than Hallertau-like. In lower doses, Ella can display floral and subtle spice notes, such as star anise, which is best appreciated in lagers or pilsners. A medium aroma with mid to high bittering value makes it a dual purpose choice.
Known for its clean, bittering character. It was finally released along with its sibling Aquila in 1996 having initially caught the interest of goliath American brewing company Anheuser Busch. Northern Brewer displays pleasant pine and mint characteristics in dual purpose brewing applications. Hops, specifically their female plants, have been grown as a commercial crop for the brewing industry for many centuries in many countries. Zimmermann, the breeders of this variety. It also means that clonal variations in the hop exist because of long periods of separate evolution of different plants. Used For: Any beer with a big hop profile, definitely all American! Used For: Predominantly bittering but with interesting aromatic qualities.
It is a daughter of Galena and a full sister to Chelan and therefore has analytical data similar to both varieties. Stouts and Dark ales Aroma: Strong and zesty blackcurrant characteristics Substitutes: Brewers Gold, Northern Brewer, Galena, Bramling Cross, Mt. This designation implies that it simply emerged from the land and that its origins are so old that they cannot be documented with any certainty. Type of Hop: an Aroma Hop Used In: Beglain-Style Ales, Lagers, Pilsners, Weizens, Altbier, Lambic, Kölsch, Munich Helles Flavors: Earthy, Herbal Alpha Acids: 3. Floral, grassy and minty on the nose, its bittering qualities are classic and well rounded. For instance, Hersbrucker hops sprung up from the Hersbruck region of Germany.
Hersbrucker is a variety that fits into the category of a landrace hop. At the time of release in 1965 it was the highest alpha hop in the world. Hallertau Blanc is bursting with flavor and aroma but lacks any dank character. Super Galena is comparable to Galena in its aroma and bitterness profile, but offers a substantially higher yield and complete resistance to all current hop powdery mildew strains found in the U. The hop may take on some cedar, leather, and tobacco notes as it ages. The Old World steadfast standby made famous by Pilsner Urquell possesses the aromatic blend of earth and spice notable in European nobles.
The Stanglmairs have been farming hops on the same land since 1722, though in fact their heritage as hop farmers dates back more than 500 years, albeit with a few changes of surname through the centuries. It is extremely versatile in the brewery. It has an excellently balanced profile all around and very good storage stability. Used For: Widely used for real cask ales. The variety was developed through the John I. I referred to you for this article on noble hops. Huell Melon makes a great impression with its pleasant fruity character and subtly sweet aromas.
It has a flowery, citrus like aroma; more orange than grapefruit. Like the others it is citrusy and slightly woody. Typical total oils ml per 100g 2. Brewers at the time did not understand the role yeast plays in the fermenting process; the rule as issued more than was later amended to allow yeast and wheat. Citra Brand hops imparts citrus grapefruit and tropical fruit characters to beer.
The farnesene oil registers in this hops variety at 1. The variety was developed through the John I. Its brewing characteristics resemble that of its parent, however it demonstrates a forgiving and refined character in a variety of beer styles and hop applications. From a hop analysis view, these hops have high amounts of the hop oil humulene. Much of the material was clearly genuine Hallertauer Mittelfrueh, but some material seems to have been mixed up with some other unknown variety, a problem that is not uncommon in the industry. Horizon can be utilized in every stage of the brewing process. Used For: Lagers, full-bodied ales Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include fresh citrus and complex spice characters; some bold herbal aromas and hints of black pepper.
Substitutes for aroma and flavor: Cascade, Centennial. It is suited for use as a bittering hop but also delivers bold citrus and spice aroma characteristics. Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include citrus and spicy. It is suggested that they arose from hybridization of varieties, imported by Dutch and English settlers and indigenous male hops. Id like to try some local German beer made from the same hops as my favorite home brew.