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Hops

   
Hop Pellets

Domestic

Cascade
Cascade is one of the most, if not THE most popular hop in the US craft brewing industry.  It is generally regarded as an aroma variety, but is also known for its well-balanced bittering characteristics.  Often the signature flavor characteristic in American Style Pale Ales.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 4.5% - 7.0%

Galena
A highly used, high-alpha bittering hop with good aroma (citrusy) characteristics.  A great bittering hop for most English-Style and American Ales.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 12.0% - 14.0%

Liberty
This hop can trace it ancestry to German Hallertau Mittlefruh.  Bred, along with Mt. Hood, to resemble authentic German Hallertau and is often regarded as the most similar.  This aroma variety can be found in many German Style Lagers, Pilsner, Bock, Kölsch and even American Wheat Beers.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 3.0%-5.0%

Magnum
Magnum lacks a very distinct aroma characteristic and is know as an excellent high-alpha, clean bittering hop.  It can be used in nearly any style of beer.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 12.0% - 14.0%

Mt. Hood
A very popular aroma variety that can be compared to Hallertau and Hersbrucker.  A great hop for you Pilsner, Bock, Alt, Helles, Oktoberfest, or US Wheat.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 5.0% - 8.0%

Pride of Ringwood
A US version of Australia’s popular bittering hop.  Pride of Ringwood is also know for having a unique aroma.  Use it when making Australian Lagers.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 7.0% - 10.0%

Willamette
This descendant of the English Fuggle is known for it’s pleasant, somewhat spicy aroma.  Use it in any US or English-Style Ale, especially Brown Ale.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 4.0% to 6.0%

 
Imported

UK Fuggle
A great late-boil (final 10 min to end) addition.  This is the hop most associated with English-style Ale brewing and is known for outstanding hop flavor.  Use it in any English Ale or Lager.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 4.0% - 5.5%

German Hallertau
The classic German aroma hop associated with Bavarian style lager beers. Also great for Munich and Belgian-Style Ales, as well as Wheat Beers.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 3.5% - 5.5%

UK Kent Goldings
Classic Old English Ale Hop.  Use it in any English-Style ale for it’s remarkably pleasant aroma.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 4.0% - 5.5%

UK Northern Brewer
UK Northern Brewer, as well as the US version, has been widely used by many homebrewers as their standard bittering hop.  More and more this group is discovering this hops outstanding flavor and aroma.  We recommend Northern Brewer for anything and everything, especially Common Beers or anything resembling Anchor Steam Beer.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 7.0% - 10.0%

Czech Saaz
Traditional “Noble” aroma hop for the classic Pilsner Lagers.  Know for its mild, pleasant, sometimes described as “grassy” aroma.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 3.0% to 4.5%

German Tettnang
Traditional German Aroma hop that is know for its unbeatable noble hop aroma.  Use it in any lager or German-style beer.  Typical Alpha Acid Range 3.5% to 4.5%

   
   


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