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Pride Of Ringwood hop

  • Pebbbles
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6 years 5 months ago #155 by Pebbbles
Pride Of Ringwood hop was created by Pebbbles
POR is much maligned, but when fresh it has a real spicy, fruitiness & is a great hop. The main bittering hop of Aussie beers. Pedigree Second generation from the English-Pride of Kent. Bred in Australia.

Maturity Mid-season - late variety
Yield 2200 - 2800 kg./ha. or 1950 - 2500 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Good vigor, well hopped, and a nice grower friendly hop
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Downy mildew, powdery mildew, and aphids are absent from Australia, so its susceptibility to these is immaterial
Pickability/Drying/Baling Excellent
Cone-Structure Fairly long, quite tight cone
Lupulin Moderate to large amount, medium dark yellow
Aroma Quite pronounced but not unpleasant

Alpha Acid 7 - 10% w/w
Beta Acid 4 - 6% w/w
Cohumulone 33 - 39% of alpha acids
Storageability 45 - 55% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 1.0 - 2.0 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 25 - 50% of whole oil
Humulene 3 - 8% of whole oil
Carophyllene 5 - 10% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

General Trade Perception Predominantly a bittering hop but with interesting aromatic qualities

Possible Substitutions Galena, Cluster

Typical Beer Styles Australian Lagers

Additional Information At time of release in 1965, it was the highest alpha acid hop in the world and went on to become more than 90% of the Australian crop- closely associated with such famous beers as Foster's Lager.

Typical Hop Use Bittering

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5 years 6 months ago #992 by m3taL_Brewer
Replied by m3taL_Brewer on topic Pride Of Ringwood hop
A lot of people dont like this hop due to it being used in Victorian Megaswills.

When i first started brewing i loved my megaswills so i used it for this reason.

I now use it along with what ever Aroma hop i feel like using on the day in my JPA (Jamo's Pale Ale) which is my House beer that i put on tap regularly.

I enjoy this Hop.... I reckon that its underrated and over Shunned.

I Challenge everyone to use this Hop :)

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5 years 6 months ago #993 by Dullahan Brewing
Replied by Dullahan Brewing on topic Pride Of Ringwood hop
Challenge accepted now send me some BIATCH :evil:

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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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