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What it does :
Hallertauer Hersbrucker hops are used primarily for aroma additions to your brew kettle late in the boil. They are especially valuable for dry-hopping additions if desired. You can use Hallertauer Hersbrucker hops to make the following beer styles: Bock, Lager, Pilsener, Wheat Beer. Substitutes for Hallertauer Hersbrucker hops include: Spalter Select, Strissel Spalt.
What it is:
The Hallertauer Hersbrucker hop variety originated near Nurnberg, but is now also grown in the Hallertau hop-growing region. This variety was distinguished by greater resistance to wilt. Hallertauer Hersbrucker hops are used for their pleasant, floral and mildly spicy aroma-flavor profile.
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 Hersbrucker 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