COMING THIS WINTER - Northern Brewer Hop Pellets 2 oz - 2021 Crop Year

COMING THIS WINTER - Northern Brewer Hop Pellets 2 oz - 2021 Crop Year


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Northern Brewer

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Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of herbs, pine and grass & earth.

Aromatic Oil Content

1.5 - 2 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)

8 -10%

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  • Hop Form: Type 90 Pellets
  • Alpha Acids*: 7.0%
  • Smells Like: Herbal and Woody
  • Best Suited For: Steam Beers, Cream Ales and other classic American styles
  • Commercial Uses: Anchor Steam
  • Notes: Northern Brewer is bred from Golding, grown both in Europe and North America. It found it's way to San Francisco as a signature flavor of Anchor Steam beer. It is a well-adapted hop with neutral, clean earthy and piney aromas and slightly higher than average bittering value. Dual purpose.
How to Use

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To Calculate IBU:

IBU per Addition = [AA%] x [Ounces Hops] x [Boil Time Factor]

Add the IBU from each addition for total predicted IBU

Boil Time Factor for 5 gallon batches by time of hop addition:

60+ 4.0
55 3.5
50 3.1
45 2.7
40 2.2
35 1.8
30 1.4
25 1.2
20 1.1
15 1.0
10 0.8
5 0.7
Whirlpool 0.6
Pickup Locations Available for This Item
  1. The Beverage People Warehouse, Santa Rosa.
    Fulfillment occurs daily, Mon - Sat. We aim to fulfill orders in 2 hours or less, whenever possible.
  2. No Quarter Brewing Co., Windsor. 
    Until further notice, our pickup station at No Quarter Brewing Co is not available.

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