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US Northern Brewer Hops (Pellets)
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Northern Brewer hops are a traditional bittering hop with pine and mint characteristics. It is the only hop in Anchor Steam beer, where it is used for both bittering and flavor/aroma. Many, many recipes call for using Northern Brewer as a bittering hop. We find using 1 ounce when brewing five gallons provides a nice generic bitterness for a variety of beer styles. 

Hop Statistics:
Alpha Acids: 8.0 – 10.0%
Beta Acids: 3.0 – 5.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 1.6 - 3.33
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 20 – 30%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 1.5 – 2.0
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): 70 – 85%
Similar Hop Varieties: Chinook, Magnum, Galena

Build Time: 143 to 144 Weeks
 
StorabilityGood
FormatPellet
OriginAmerican
Flavor and AromaGrassy, Herbal, Piney
Alpha AcidsAverage
UseDual Purpose
Total Oil ContentHigh
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These hops are for a California Common beer and Northern Brewer hops are the only hops used in this style of beer.
Steve M on Oct 12, 2018
Great all around hop.
Travis Nissen on Sep 11, 2018
These hops are for a California Common beer and Northern Brewer hops are the only hops used in this style of beer.
Steve M on Oct 12, 2018
need it.
Mark H on Sep 24, 2018
Great all around hop.
Travis Nissen on Sep 11, 2018
belgian tripel
Dustin G on Aug 30, 2018
read nothing but good reviews about this and figured id give it a try
Valued C on Aug 18, 2018
brewing california common
Brian B on Aug 4, 2018
To make beer
james m on Aug 2, 2018
my all time favourite hop
Alan C on Jun 28, 2018
For a specific beer I want to brew
Lawrence Chan on Jun 8, 2018
To use in a California Common recipe.
Robert B on May 28, 2018
a must for California Common
R O on May 25, 2018
Recipe
Dennis Gosselin E on May 24, 2018
My favorite hop for American beers.
Mike S. on Apr 16, 2018
For my brown ale and cali common
Anthony W. G on Mar 20, 2018
Everything available on MoreBeer
Nathan Chaney on Mar 16, 2018
I chose this hops because I like to use it for first additions.
Glennn S on Feb 7, 2018
nice bittering hop
David C on Jan 29, 2018
Saw it as a minimal hops in some stouts
Mike B on Jan 17, 2018
need it.
Mark H on Sep 24, 2018
belgian tripel
Dustin G on Aug 30, 2018
In the descriptions of the hops you show storability as poor, good, average etc. What are the storage limits in weeks months years?? fridge, freezer, cool dark place
Tim Roscher on Sep 1, 2018
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BEST ANSWER: I am not too sure with this hop as I do not use if much but I always have my hops out of the freezer as little as possible and once I open them, I store them in foodsaver bags vacuum sealed. I generally have hops in my freezer for over a year. If I do use hops over a year old, I usually do use more of them since I know they lose a little of their power. I hope this helps.
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Great Piney aroma and flavor
I was reluctant to use piney hops because I had the idea that Best IPA most end on citrus or floral flavor but Northern Brewer hop has a real hop taste and it gaves a traditional piney IPA taste. Love it.
October 4, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Another Satisfied Customer
Great hops, great taste.
May 12, 2015
excellent
Used 2.5 ounces in a lager experiment that turned out great. will definitely order this again.
May 12, 2015
great all around
used in a lot of hombrew recipes, never a complaint
May 27, 2013
AS clone
Used this is an attempted anchor steam clone. Good results and would buy again for German recipes.
May 6, 2013