CLOSEOUT - Ekuanot US Hop Pellets 8 oz - 2021 Crop Year


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Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of tropical fruit, citrus, apple/pear, and melon.

Aromatic Oil Content

2.5 - 4.5mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)

13 - 15.5%

Good for Bittering?

Not recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.

  • Learn about our Hop Freshness Program
  • Alpha Acids & Crop Year: We print the alpha acid percentage and crop year on the hop package. Alpha acid levels will vary within a general range indicated above. Crop year is the year of harvest. When pelletized and stored in oxygen-barrier bags at cold temperatures to reduce oxidation, hops can remain in good condition for 3 to 4 years.
  • Hop Form: Type 90 Pellets
  • Smells Like: Tropical fruit such as papaya and guava, citrus such as lime and grapefruit, apples and pears, melon, berries.
  • Best Suited For: Use for its extremely high aromatic potential. Not recommended for use in bittering due to the potential for co-humulone astringency.
  • About: Ekuanot® is a registered trademark owned by Yakima Chief Hops, LLC. This hop was commercially released in 2014 under the name Equinox, but the name was later changed due to a trademark issue. Its high oil content (favoring myrcene and humulene in particular) makes it a good candidate for late, whirlpool, or dry hop additions.
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


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Pickup Locations Available for This Item

The Beverage People Warehouse, Santa Rosa.

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