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Pride Of Ringwood hop

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8 years 3 days 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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7 years 1 month 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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7 years 1 month 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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ozdevil1 - Mon 21 Sep - 14:46

this could be dangerous my druken ramblings might not make sense ...didnt even this fuction was here

Carrobrew's Avatar Carrobrew - Thu 17 Sep - 13:44


Gash - Tue 11 Aug - 23:34

Sometimes yes lol

Carrobrew's Avatar Carrobrew - Tue 11 Aug - 10:13

Does anyone else with the Inkbird 308 Wifi constantly check the temp on their phone? I can't help myself..

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Tue 21 Jul - 11:02

Richie we need to ask questions in a forum post so that Gash gets a heads up. I posted it in social chatter for you. Cheers mate. :)

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