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What it does :
Hallertauer is a noble, all-purpose hop that can be used for bittering, flavor, and aroma/finishing additions to your brew kettle. It is especially valuable for dry-hopping additions if desired. You can use Hallertauer hops to make the following beer styles: Abbey Ale, Alt, Amber Lager, Amber Lager, Belgian Style Ale, Belgian and French Ale, Bock, Bock, Dark Lager, Dortmunder, German Ale, German Pilsener, Golden Ale, Hefeweizen, Imperial Pilsener, Kolsch, Lambic, Lambic, Light Ale, Maibock, Munich Ale, Pale Ale, Pale Lager, Pilsener, Porter, Summer Wheat Beer, Tripel, Wheat Beer, Wheat Beer. Substitutes for Hallertauer hops include: Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Mt. Hood, Ultra.
What it is:
Hallertauer is a popular and versatile hop. It is named for the Hallertau region in Bavaria, where it is grown. It has a soft, pleasant, and slightly flowery, spicy flavor and aroma. There are U.S. varieties also, which have distinctly different qualities. Hallertauer has a very mild aroma that is slightly flowery and spicy.
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 Hallertauer 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