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Northern Brewer hop

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5 years 10 months ago - 5 years 10 months ago #62 by Pebbbles
Northern Brewer hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
Great bittering hop, fairly neutral & compliments most other hops perfectly. Every brewer should have some. T45 type hops have had more extraneous matter removed before pelletising, resulting in higher AA & improved flavour/aromatics. Better value all round.

Pedigree
One of the original medium to high alpha hops, bred in England and later grown also in Belgium, Spain, Germany and the US.

Maturity Early - Mid season
Yield 1800 - 2400 kg./ha. or 1600 - 2150 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Quite vigorous and strong growing
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Susceptible to downy and powdery mildew but tolerant to German hop wilt. No strong virus reactions.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Good
Cone-Structure Medium-sized cone, only fairly compact. Variety prone to produce leaves in cones - "cock hops"
Lupulin Medium yellow, fairly abundant
Aroma Medium-strong with some wild American tones

Alpha Acid 7 - 10% w/w
Beta Acid 3.5 - 5% w/w
Cohumulone 28 - 33% of alpha acids
Storageability 70 - 80% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 1.6 - 2.1 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 30 - 35% of whole oil
Humulene 25 - 30% of whole oil
Carophyllene 8 - 10% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

General Trade Perception
A true dual-purpose hop containing moderate amounts of alpha acids combined with an acceptable aroma profile.

Possible Substitutions
Chinook, US Northern Brewer, German Brewer's Gold

Typical Beer Styles
ESB, Bitter, English Pale Ale, Porter, Lager, Lambic, Munich Helles

Additional Information
Although declining in area in England, this variety is one of the main high-alpha hops in Germany.

Typical Hop Use
Dual purpose
Last edit: 5 years 10 months ago by Pebbbles.

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Drunken Ramblings

Gash - Sat 14 Jul - 21:42

ah well, seems Ive answered on one and Finroo on the other, no dramas, all good!

Cherry1's Avatar Cherry1 - Sat 14 Jul - 16:16

Managed to double post a topic, can you delete the second one Gash?Cheers Chris

bradobrew - Wed 20 Jun - 20:42

Thanks for the help gash. bradobeer, bradobrew its almost the same haha

Gash - Mon 18 Jun - 18:09

Sorry mate, missed this message! Hope everything is ok! Cheers

Finnroo - Tue 12 Jun - 17:32

Finn roo here, im g oing to take a monthoff social media because of my health issues.Cellar dweller is something i have come to enjoy just putting my 2 bobs worth in and enjoying it. Cheers Gash and thank you so much for everything see you in 4 weeks

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