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What it does :
Hallertauer Mittelfruh 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 Mittelfruh hops to make the following beer styles: Bock, German Lager, German Pilsener, Pale Ale, Pilsener, Wheat Beer. Substitutes for Hallertauer Mittelfruh hops include: Crystal, Hallertauer, Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Mt. Hood, Strissel Spalt, Ultra, Saphir.
What it is:
The Hallertauer Mittelfruh hop variety is considered to have a softer, more refined aroma profile than that grown in the Hersbruck region. The aroma of the Hallatauer Mittelfruh hop can be described as a pleasantly spicy with distinct floral and citrus notes. Its flavor has a polite impact on the palate.
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 Mittelfruh 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