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Hop Bittering

Hop Bittering

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  • Magnum DE Pellets

    Magnum (DE) Pellets

    This American bred hop offers a noble aroma that is ideal for all Lagers, Belgian Ales, and Wheats. Low bittering power lets the rich aroma of spicy, floral, and woodsy notes to sing in your brew. Alpha Acids:5 - 6 % Beta Acids: 5 - 7 % Total Oil: 0.8 - 1.2 mL/100g

    $1.95

  • Chinook Hop Pellets

    Chinook Hop Pellets

    Developed by the USDA breeding program and released in 1985 as a high-alpha variety, Chinook eventually found traction among craft brewers as a unique aroma and flavor hop. Its ancestry includes Petham Golding and USDA 63012. Thanks to its high alpha content and moderate cohumulone, Chinook delivers potent, smooth bitterness. The flavor and aroma are pungent, with suggestions of mountain pine and resin (especially as a dry hop) and notes of citrus and fragrant dried herb in the background. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: United States Alpha Acid: (11 - 14)% Similar Varieties: Galena, Nugget, CTZ, Citra® Common Styles: American Pale Ale, IPA, American Lager

    $1.99

  • Centennial US Pellets

    Centennial (US) Pellets

    Out of stock

    One of the classic "C" hops of American craft beer, many acres in Oregon and Washington are under Centennial. Bred in 1974 and released in 1990, its complex parentage includes Brewers Gold, Fuggle, and East Kent Goldings. Centennial is a dual-purpose variety with high alpha acids and excellent aromatic capabilities. It's widely used as a finishing or dry hop as a stand-alone variety or part of a blend. The flavor and aroma notes are predominantly citrusy but with undertones of lemongrass and pine needles often evident. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: United States Alpha Acid: 7.8% Similar Varieties: Cascade, Chinook Common Styles: American style Pale Ale, IPA, Stout, Blond Ale, Wheat Ale

    Out of stock

    $2.25

  • Amarillo Hop Pellets

    Amarillo Hop Pellets

    Also known as VGXP01, the Amarillo® variety is exclusively managed by Virgil Gamache Farms of Toppenish, WA, where it was originally found growing wild in 1998.With respectable alpha acid content, Amarillo¨ can be a dual-purpose hop and contribute to bittering additions, but with its unique, highly sought-after aromas and flavors combined with high demand, it s most often seen in late-kettle or whirlpool additions and as a dry hop. Amarillo® is intense and pungent. Red grapefruit overtones reminiscent of Cascade are overlaid with tropical fruit and ripe melon. It can contribute a renowned musty dank quality much prized by those who love it. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: United States Alpha Acid: (8.0 - 11.0)% Similar Varieties: Centennial, Cascade Common Styles: Pale Ale, IPA, Imperial IPA, Red Ale

    $2.95

  • Simcoe US Hop Pellets

    Simcoe (US) Hop Pellets

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    Developed by Select Botanicals Group and released in 2000, Simcoe Brand YCR 14 cv. is known for its brewing versatility and unique aroma characteristics. It contains high alpha and low-cohumlone which has found favor in the craft and home brewing industries for dual purpose applications. Simcoe is moderately tolerant to powdery mildew and has good packability of a medium size cone. Alpha Acid: 11.5 - 15% Beta Acid: 3 - 4.5% Co-humulone: 17 - 21% Total Oil: 0.8 - 3.2 mL/100g B-Pinene: 0.5 - 1% of total oil Myrcene: 40 - 50% of total oil Linalool: 0.5 - 0.9% of total oil Caryophyllene: 8 - 14% of total oil Farnesene: < 1.0% of total oil Humulene: 15 - 20% of total oil Geraniol: 0.8 - 0.8% of total oil

    Out of stock

    $2.99

  • Mosaic Hop Pellets

    Mosaic Hop Pellets

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    Known as HBC 369 until its release in 2012, Mosaic , as the name implies offers a complex array of desirable aroma and flavors. It is a daughter of Simcoe and a Nugget-derived male. Mosaic is often compared to Citra, with which it shares a respectable alpha content but a highly-desired oil profile that makes it most commonly used for flavor and aroma. Its exotic, fruit-laden bouquet lends itself well to American-style IPAs, saisons, wheats, and Brettanomyces-fermented beers. It offers strong impressions of citrus oil, balsam pine, blueberry, peach and tropical fruit (especially mango, but also shades of lime and mandarin orange). Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: United States Alpha Acid: 11.2 %  Similar Varieties: Citra® Common Styles: American Pale Ale, IPA

    Out of stock

    $2.95

  • Columbus Hop Pellets

    Columbus Hop Pellets

    Columbus is a bittering hop from the United States. Used in IPAs, Imperial Ales, and Pale Ales. Can be referred to as CTZ (Columbus, Tomahawk, Zeus). Has an aroma profile of black pepper, licorice, and citrus. Alpha Acids: 15.6% Beta Acids: 4.5 - 6 % Total Oil: 2.5 - 4.5 mL/100g

    $1.59

  • Tettnang DE Pellets

    Tettnang (DE) Pellets

    The major landrace variety in the region of the same name in far southern Germany, Tettnang has common ancestry with Saaz but a unique profile due to its provenance. It is a classic European noble hop. Tettnang s complex and delicate flavors make it ideal for traditional German lagers, particularly Bavarian styles, Weissbiers, and German or Belgian ales. The flavor and aroma is a mix of floral, fruity, herbal and spicy - fresh herbs, grass, dried flowers, citrus peel, black tea. It can have a bit more intensity than Hallertau but with as much balance. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: Germany Alpha Acid: 3.8% Similar Varieties: Saaz, Crystal, Spalter Select, Hersbrucker Common Styles: German and Belgian styles

    $1.95

  • Northern Brewer Hop Pellets

    Northern Brewer Hop Pellets

    An offspring of Brewer's Gold with some ancestry from an American wild hop, this English-bred high alpha variety later found favor and acreage all over the world. In Germany it s known primarily as a bittering hop. German Northern Brewer is predominantly spicy with an undercurrent of woods and wild fruit, suggestive of its Brewer s Gold parentage. Overall balanced with lasting flavor that reads as simply hoppy - not as outright woodsy and bright as US-grown Northern Brewer. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: Germany Alpha Acid: 6.9% Similar Varieties: Chinook, Columbus, Galena, Magnum Common Styles: Continental Lagers, Belgian Ale, Trappist Ale, Farmhouse Styles

    $1.65

  • Sale -44% Centennial US Pellets - 1 Lb

    Centennial (US) Pellets - 1 Lb

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    One of the classic "C" hops of American craft beer, many acres in Oregon and Washington are under Centennial. Bred in 1974 and released in 1990, its complex parentage includes Brewers Gold, Fuggle, and East Kent Goldings. Centennial is a dual-purpose variety with high alpha acids and excellent aromatic capabilities. It's widely used as a finishing or dry hop as a stand-alone variety or part of a blend. The flavor and aroma notes are predominantly citrusy but with undertones of lemongrass and pine needles often evident. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: United States Alpha Acid: 7.8% Similar Varieties: Cascade, Chinook Common Styles: American style Pale Ale, IPA, Stout, Blond Ale, Wheat Ale

    Out of stock

    $36.00$19.99

  • Idaho 7 Hop Pellets

    Idaho 7 Hop Pellets

    Idaho 7 is an experimental hop variety that was born out of Jackson Hop Farm in Wilder, Idaho (who would have thought). It's considered a dual-purpose hop due to its high alpha acid content (9%-14%) while also having a high oil content which makes it a solid finishing hop. Now let's take a look at all the cool science stuff: Alpha Acids: 14 %Beta Acids: 4%-5%Total Oil: 1.0 -1.6Aroma & Flavor Profile: Pungent tropical fruit and citrus (orange, apricot, red grapefruit, papaya). Big notes of resiny pine and hints of black tea.

    $2.69

  • Galaxy AU Pellets

    Galaxy (AU) Pellets

    Galaxy is a highly desired hop not only for its great bittering potential, but for its aromatics as well. This dual-purpose hop has become a favorite for pale ales and IPAs because of its subtle citrus notes and undertones of passionfruit, mango, and peach. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: Australia Alpha Acid: 14.1% Similar Varieties: Citra

    $3.50

  • Nugget Hop Pellets

    Nugget Hop Pellets

    Nugget was bred in 1970 to meet a growing demand for high-alpha hops, and remains one of the most widely cultivated varieties in Oregon hopyards. Its lineage includes Brewers Gold, Early Green, and Canterbury Goldings. Known best for the smooth, clean bitterness it imparts, Nugget can also be put to use as an aroma hop. It is right at home in most American craft styles, especially those for which hop bitterness is a primary component. The aroma and flavor are mild and quite sweet with a low-key, herbal/fruit quality: lemon candy, ginger, fresh oregano, rosemary. Hop Type: Bittering Origin: United States Alpha Acid: 15.3% Similar Varieties: Galena, Magnum, Columbus Common Styles: IPA

    $1.95

  • Sale -26% Mosaic Hop Pellets - 8 oz

    Mosaic Hop Pellets - 8 oz

    Out of stock

    Known as HBC 369 until its release in 2012, Mosaic , as the name implies offers a complex array of desirable aroma and flavors. It is a daughter of Simcoe and a Nugget-derived male. Mosaic is often compared to Citra, with which it shares a respectable alpha content but a highly-desired oil profile that makes it most commonly used for flavor and aroma. Its exotic, fruit-laden bouquet lends itself well to American-style IPAs, saisons, wheats, and Brettanomyces-fermented beers. It offers strong impressions of citrus oil, balsam pine, blueberry, peach and tropical fruit (especially mango, but also shades of lime and mandarin orange). Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: United States Alpha Acid: 11.2 %  Similar Varieties: Citra® Common Styles: American Pale Ale, IPA

    Out of stock

    $23.60$17.50

  • Warrior US Pellets

    Warrior (US) Pellets

    Warrior is a high alpha acid bittering hop with low cohumulone content. It produces a strong bitterness that is nevertheless pleasant and smooth. Warrior is sometimes used to impart flavor and aroma, but its character in that regard is very mild. It's an excellent choice for establishing substantial baseline bitterness in IPAs, allowing hop character to be determined by later additions. Hop Type: Bittering Origin: United States Alpha Acid: 16.3% Similar Varieties: Columbus, Magnum Common Styles: IPA, Imperial IPA, American Ales

    $1.50

  • Nelson Sauvin NZ Pellets

    Nelson Sauvin (NZ) Pellets

    Nelson Sauvin is a highly prized, dual-purpose hop that has been used in a wide range of styles by craft brewers. It has a distinctive aroma, similar to Sauvignon Blanc wine or crushed gooseberries. Notes of passionfruit and tangerine are apparent as well. Nelson Sauvin has a low cohumulone content, which imparts a smooth bitterness. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: New Zealand Alpha Acid: 10.6 %

    $3.95

  • Cluster US Pellets

    Cluster (US) Pellets

    Cluster is the oldest hop variety grown in the US, and until relatively recently it accounted for the majority of the acreage as well. The prevailing theory of its origin is pollination of hop varieties cultivated by English and Dutch settlers by indigenous wild hops. With balanced bittering and pungent but not unpleasant aromatics, Cluster adds to the authenticity of historical recipes as well as throwback American lager styles. Somewhat strong and largely underrated, the flavor and aroma of Cluster are spicy and floral with earthy blackcurrant undertones. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: United States Alpha Acid: 8.3 % Similar Varieties: Chinook, Nugget, Galena Common Styles: Stout, light or dark Lagers

    $1.75

  • Summit™ US Pellets

    Summit™ (US) Pellets

    The peak of high-alpha varieties, Summit has exceptional alpha acid levels and a high oil content. It has a strong grapefruit aroma with notes of orange and tangerine. Used primarily for bittering, it has been employed for dry-hopping with some success. Hop Type: Bittering Origin: United States Alpha Acid: 16.3% Similar Varieties: Simcoe, Columbus, Warrior, Millenium Common Styles: IPAs, Imperial IPAs

    $1.65

  • Pacific Jade NZ Pellets

    Pacific Jade (NZ) Pellets

    Out of stock

    Pacific Jade is a high-alpha hop that produces a very soft bitterness, attributable to its low cohumulone content. The smooth bitterness can allow the mouthfeel or flavor characteristics of other ingredients to be featured without sacrificing hoppiness. The bold, citrus and pepper aroma provides excellent results in dual-purpose applications, and nicely compliments full, malty beers. Hop Type: Bittering Origin: New Zealand Alpha Acid: 14.5% Common Styles: American pale ales, IPA

    Out of stock

    $2.25

  • Vanguard Hop Pellet

    Vanguard Hop Pellet

    This American bred hop offers a noble aroma that is ideal for all Lagers, Belgian Ales, and Wheats. Low bittering power lets the rich aroma of spicy, floral, and woodsy notes to sing in your brew. Alpha Acids:5 - 6 % Beta Acids: 5 - 7 % Total Oil: 0.8 - 1.2 mL/100g

    $1.99

  • CTZ US Pellets

    CTZ (US) Pellets

    CTZ is an umbrella term for the closely-related varieties Columbus, Tomahawk, and Zeus. Bred for high alpha potential, each variety shares parentage with Nugget. Excellent bittering capability as originally intended, but craft brewers have also harnessed CTZ s intense, citrus-and-spice pungence for American-style IPAs. Dry-hopping can bring out aromas of pine and spice. Hop Type: Bittering Origin: United States Alpha Acid: 15.6% Similar Varieties: Chinook, Nugget, Centennial Common Styles: American-style IPA, Bitter Ale

    $1.85

  • Sale -29%Last stock! El Dorado™ US Pellets - 8 oz

    El Dorado™ (US) Pellets - 8 oz

    2 in stock

    El Dorado is a unique, dual-purpose hop with exceptional aroma qualities and high alpha acid levels. A relatively new variety, its consistent performance eliciting fruity notes, especially tropical fruit flavors, has quickly made El Dorado popular for hop-forward styles or beers with complex flavor profiles. Tasting notes commonly specify aromas of watermelon, pear, candy, or stone fruit. There is often an undertone of citrus, and sometimes an identifiable fresh-cut-grass taste. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: Moxee, WA (US) Alpha Acid: 13.6% Similar Varieties: Citra, Nelson Sauvin, Rakau Common Styles: American Pale Ale, IPA

    2 in stock

    $28.00$19.99

  • Galaxy AU Pellets - 5 oz

    Galaxy (AU) Pellets - 5 oz

    3 in stock

    Galaxy is a highly desired hop not only for its great bittering potential, but for its aromatics as well. This dual-purpose hop has become a favorite for pale ales and IPAs because of its subtle citrus notes and undertones of passionfruit, mango, and peach. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: Australia Alpha Acid: 14.1% Similar Varieties: Citra

    3 in stock

    $19.99

  • Sorachi Ace Pellets

    Sorachi Ace Pellets

    Originally developed in the 1980s in Japan for Sapporo, recent years have seen Sorachi Ace gaining acreage in the Pacific Northwest. Its parentage includes Brewers Gold, Saaz, and Beikei No. 2. With a potent alpha acid level, Sorachi is a more than capable bittering hop, while its unique aromatics make it welcome in styles that embrace bright citrus character: saison, witbier, and exotic riffs on IPA. Sorachi Ace is distinctive with a suggestion of dill and unmistakable overtones of lemon, including wood polish, fruit pith, and Lemon Zinger tea. Hop Type: Dual-Purpose Origin: United States Alpha Acid: 12.0 % Similar Varieties: Southern Cross Common Styles: Pilsner, Saison, IPA

    $2.35

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