Northern Brewer - GR Hops
Northern Brewer - GR Hops
Northern Brewer - GR Hops
Northern Brewer - GR Hops
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Northern Brewer - GR Hops

Northern Brewer - GR Hops

Regular price $8.95 Sale

Northern Brewer hops were first bred in England in 1934, developed specifically for Scottish & Newcastle Breweries and originally grown in the North of England - hence the name! Northern Brewer has a high alpha content and is currently one of the main varieties grown in the German Hallertau region, where it has developed good aroma qualities adapting to climate and soil of the region.

Form:

  • Type 90 Hop Pellets

Pack Sizes:

  • 100g
  • 250g (SAVE 10% OFF 100g Price)
  • 500g (SAVE 15% OFF 100g Price)
  • 1Kg (SAVE 20% OFF 100g Price)
  • 5Kg (SAVE 30% OFF 100g Price)

Pedigree:

  • Daughter of a Canterbury Golding female plant and the male plant OB21 a male seedling of Brewer's Gold. Northern Brewer is now widely grown in England, Germany and the United States.

Aroma:

  • Herbal
  • Wood and peppery (Cedar)
  • Evergreen
  • Mint

Brewing Value:

Northern Brewer has good bittering value similar to Nugget with evergreen, woody aromas. Northern Brewer contains slightly higher alpha acids and high myrcene oil content resulting in herbal, wood and peppery aroma characteristics. Northern Brewer is an effective dual purpose hop, with a medium to strong aroma, though most often used for its bittering properties. Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include evergreen, wood and mint.
  • Alpha Acids 7.4 - 9.9%
  • Beta Acids 4.6 - 5.6%
  • Alpha/Beta ratio: 1.7
  • Cohumulone 25.0 - 30.0 (% of alpha acids)
  • Total Oil 1.1 - 2.0 (mls of oil per 100g)
Oil Components (Expressed as a % of total oils)
  • B-Pinene 0.4 - 0.7%
  • Myrcene 35.0 - 45.0%
  • Linalool 0.4 - 0.7%
  • Caryophyllene 11.0 - 15.0%
  • Farnesene < 1.0%
  • Humulene 27.0 - 31.0%
  • Geraniol 0.1 - 0.2%

BREWING VALUES

ACID/OIL RANGE LOW HIGH
  • ALPHA ACID 7-10% 0 20
  • BETA ACID 3.5-5.5% 0 15
  • TOTAL OIL 1-2 mL/100g 0 4

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