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What it does :
Ahtanum hops can be used for bittering, flavor, and aroma/finishing additions to your brew kettle. You can use Ahtanum hops to make the following beer styles: American Ale, American Brown Ale, American India Pale Ale, American Pale Ale, Bitter, California Common Beer, India Pale Ale, Light Lager. Substitutes for Ahtanum hops include: Amarillo, Cascade, Centennial, Simcoe.
What it is:
The Ahnatum hop variety was originally developed by C.E. Zimmermann in the 1990's. Its name refers to the area near the first hop farm established in Washington state in 1869. The pedigree of the Ahnatum hop was developed from open pollination. The aroma-flavor profile of the Ahnatum hop variety is floral, citrusy, sharp, and piney.
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 Ahtanum 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