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What it does :
Pioneer hops can be used for both bittering and aroma additions to your brew kettle. You can use Pioneer hops to make the following beer styles: Autumn Ale, Brown Ale, Imperial India Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, Pale Ale, Red Ale, Specialty Ale, Strong Bitter, Summer Ale. Substitutes for Pioneer hops include: East Kent Golding.
What it is:
The Pioneer variety of hop was bred in England at Wye College. The aroma profile of the Pioneer hop is characterized by pleasant lemon and citrus notes.
Here is some guidance for your homebrewing hop additions:
The specific hop amount needed for a 5 gallon (18.9 liter) batch will vary. The main factors that determine the quantity of hops that you need are the alpha acid content of your hops, the boiling time that you select, and the bitterness targets for your recipe.
Use our Hop Utilization, Hop Bill, and Hop Alpha Acid Loss Calculators to help you do the math to help determine how to best use Pioneer hops in your next homebrew recipe.
In general, you prepare your hops for use in beermaking by:
Note that hops are available to brewers in a variety of forms (whole, plug, pellet).
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Hop Alpha Acid Loss