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What it does :
Columbia hops can be used for both bittering and aroma additions to your brew kettle. Consider using Columbia hops in your next homemade beer. No substitutes for Columbia hops are currently listed.
What it is:
The Columbia hop variety was commercially cultivated in the early 1980's until it was discontinued. It was the sibling to the Williamette variety, which was kept in use. The Columbia hop has a mild flavor that is typically English.
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 Columbia 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