aromatic qualities. Hops also help protect the beer against spoilageaid clarification
and head retention and serve as a preservative. Our hops have been packaged in
heat sealed pouches and stored in the cold until shipping. For maximum freshness
keep hops in the freezer and out of light until used.Pelletized hops are mechanically
processed through a hammermill and extruded into the pellet. They are held together
with their own natural oils and contain no binding agents or additives. Pelletized hops
settle to the bottom of the kettle and/or fermentortherefore removal is not required.
So they are easy to use.We endeavor to maintain a wide variety of the finest hops.
Butdue to seasonal availabilityvariation in crops and demandall hops are not
always in stock. Please indicate a second choice or be flexible in accepting
substitutions when necessary. The alpha acid rating is written on each pouch.
|Bullion|| a pungent aromatic hop somewhat reminiscent|
of blackcurrents. Used primarily as a bittering
hop. Recommended for English style ales.
|Cascade||our most popular varietyfragrant and flowery. An excellent choice for both flavor and aroma|
|Centennial||a "supercharged" Cascaderelatively high alpha acid hop with a fine citrusy aroma. Recommended for bittering aleslagers and American Porters.|
|Chinook||aroma reminiscent of Cascadequite bitter. A good choice for porters and stouts|
|Cluster||the most popular bittering hop used in American breweriesminimal oilspoor flavor and aroma. Blends well with more aromatic varieties. Use in mild ales and lagers|
|East Kent Golding||a good all round hop with light flavor and wonderful aroma. A must for British ales and bitters|
|Fuggle||a spicymild aromatic hop. Usually used in British alesbrown beers and stouts. The main stock of the English crop|
|Hallertau||a mellow and spicy hop with a wonderful flavor and aroma. The traditional German aroma hop. Excellent for dry hopping|
|Hersbrucker||low bitterness with a mildrefreshing aroma. A good choice for Oktoberfest and Maerzen style beers|
|Mt Hood||very aromatic. Character resembles Hallertau|
|Northern Brewer||a fullbitterfragrant hop. The traditional bittering hop for European Lagers. Used in Anchor Steam and Porter|
|Nugget||very bitter with a pungent aroma. Use in stouts and ales as a bittering agent|
|Perle||sweet and spicy. Bred to resemble Northern Brewer. Fits dark lagers like a glove. Good bittering and aroma for lagers|
|Saaz||the spicy aristocratic hop of the great Pilsners. Delicatedry flavor and pungentspicy aroma|
|Tettnang||an extraordinarily mild German flavorlow bitterness with a floral aroma. A good choice for lagers|
|US Golding||a good all round hop with light flavor and wonderful aroma. A must for British ales and bitters|
|Willamette||moderate bitterness with a spicynoble aroma. Great aroma hop for ales or lagers.|