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Newport hop

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5 years 10 months ago #60 by Pebbbles
Newport hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
A new hop with mild aroma and a high alpha-acid content. Similar to Galena, Fuggles, & Nugget, this hop is gaining popularity.

Pedigree
Open pollination

Maturity Moderately late
Yield 2300 - 2840 kg/ha. or 1990 - 2550 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Good
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Resistance to both powdery and downy mildew.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Good
Cone-Structure Medium-large, somewhat loose
Lupulin Moderate, Yellow in color
Aroma Mild

Alpha Acid 13.5 - 17% w/w
Beta Acid 7.2 - 9.1% w/w
Cohumulone 36 - 38% of alpha acids
Storageability 60% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 1.6 - 3.36 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 47 - 54% of whole oil
Humulene 9 - 14% of whole oil
Carophyllene 4.5 - 7% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

General Trade Perception
Viewed as a high-bittering alpha hop.

Possible Substitutions
Galena, Nugget, Fuggle, Magnum, Brewer's Gold

Typical Beer Styles
Ales, Stout, Barley Wine

Additional Information
One of the newest varieties to be released in the US (Year 2002)

Typical Hop Use
Bittering

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