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Crystal hop

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6 years 6 months ago #30 by Pebbbles
Crystal hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
Mild spicy & flowery. Crystal is a lovely noble style hop.

Pedigree
A triploid variety developed from the German Hallertau aroma hop variety with primary contributions from Cascade, Brewer's Gold and Early Green. Released in 1993 to the hop industry.
Maturity Mid-season
Yield 1350 - 2250 kg./ha. Or 1200 - 2000 lb./ac.
Growth Habit A fairly strong growing hop
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Somewhat susceptible to downy mildew.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Good
Cone-Structure Medium-sized fairly neat cone
Lupulin Moderately abundant, normal yellow color

Aroma Mild, spicy & flowery
Alpha Acid 3.5 - 5.5% w/w
Beta Acid 4.5 - 6.5% w/w
Cohumulone 20 - 26% of alpha acids
Storageability 50% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C.
Total Oil 1.0 - 1.5 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 40 - 65% of whole oil
Humulene 18 - 24% of whole oil
Carophyllene 4 - 8% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

General Trade Perception
Very popular in the craft-brewing industry. Viewed as the most pungent of the new triploid Hallertau family of hops.

Possible Substitutions
Mt. Hood, Hersbruck, French Strisselspalt, Liberty, Hallertau

Typical Beer Styles
Pilsner, Lager, Kvlsch, ESB, Alt, Belgian-Style Ales

Additional Information
Primarily grown in Oregon. Acreage is increasing. Released in the 1990's.

Typical Hop Use
Aroma

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Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Sat 16 Mar - 18:47

Thanks Australia and around the world for your support.

cliveinthemiddle - Tue 19 Feb - 22:32

Cheers Finnroo

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Tue 19 Feb - 06:41

Yes just stick to your plan. The airlock is not always an indication of whats going on, cheers :)

cliveinthemiddle - Mon 18 Feb - 20:49

Hi again, my NEIPA started fermenting sturday night, has been bubbling madly since. However I have just checked it (Monday night) and it has stopped bubbling. I was going to dry hop day 4/7 - should I still stick to plan?cheers, Rob

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Mon 18 Feb - 18:05

My experience is it produces a fuller bodied beer with a higher FG.Attenuation being 70 to 75% Cheers

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