Northern Brewer Pellet Hops (German)
Bred in England in 1934, Northern Brewer hops were developed specifically for Scottish & Newcastle Breweries and originally grown in the North of England - hence its name. It has a high alpha content and is currently one of the main varieties in the German Hallertau region, where it has developed good aroma qualities by adapting to climate and soil. Northern Brewer is wilt resistant.
Pedigree: Canterbury Golding crossed with male seedling of Brewers Gold
Aroma: Medium intensity with pine and minty notes
Alpha Acids: 6.0 - 10.0 %
Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Typical Alpha Acid Level: 7-9%
Typical Beer Style(s): Ale, Kolsch, Lager, Munich Helles, ESB, Mild, Brown Ale
Possible Substitution(s): Chinook, Galena, more...