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Magnum hop

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6 years 1 week ago #56 by Pebbbles
Magnum hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
Very clean bittering hop & so smooth. A firm favourite of ours. Similar aroma to Willamette, so great in dark beers & IPA's.

Pedigree
Bred at the Hop Research Institute in Hüll (Germany)

Maturity Late
Yield 1900 - 2000 kg./ha. or 1340 - 1700 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Good
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Good resistance to wilt and downy mildew, susceptible to powdery mildew.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Below average
Cone-Structure Large cone
Lupulin Plentiful
Aroma No real distinct aroma character, so is viewed favorably as a clean bittering hop.

Alpha Acid 12 - 14% w/w
Beta Acid 4.5 - 6% w/w
Cohumulone 24 - 28% of alpha acids
Storageability Very good alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 1.9 - 2.3 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 30 - 35% of whole oil
Humulene 34 - 40% of whole oil
Carophyllene 8 - 12% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

General Trade Perception
Gaining increasing acceptance as a clean bittering hop.

Possible Substitutions
German Magnum, possibly Horizon

Typical Beer Styles
Good bittering hop for all Ales and Lagers

Additional Information
Limited acreage in the US, but widely grown in Germany.

Typical Hop Use
Bittering

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