Cluster (US) Hop Pellets, Description: Floral and Spicy. An excellent general purpose hop with well balanced bittering. One of the original Hops in America and a must if brewing a pre-prohibition lager. Used as a bittering hop this extremely clean neutral bitterness, is appropriate to any style of beer
Typical Beer Styles: Pre-Prohibition Lager, Stock Ale, Stout.
Possible Substitutions: Galena, Northern Brewer (US) Origin: US Typical Alpha Acid: 5.5-8.5%
Cluster hops offer a smooth, neutral, bitterness complimented by a spicy and floral aroma with fruity notes. A great choice in Lagers, Stouts, and Porters.
Alpha Acids: 5.5 – 8.5%
Beta Acids: 4.5 – 5.5%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 1 - 1.88
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 36 – 42%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 0.4 – 0.8
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): 80 – 85%
Similar Hop Varieties: Galena
|Flavor and Aroma||Earthy, Floral, Fruity|
|Total Oil Content||Average|