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New Zealand Hallertau
What it does :
New Zealand Hallertau hops are used primarily for aroma additions to your brew kettle late in the boil. You can use New Zealand Hallertau hops to make the following beer styles: American Wheat Beer, Blonde Ale, German Lager, German Pilsener, Pale Ale, Porter, Wheat Beer, Winter Ale. Substitutes for New Zealand Hallertau hops include: Hallertauer Mittelfruh.
What it is:
The New Zealand Hallertau hop variety is developed to have comparable characteristics to that of the German variety Hallertauer Mittelfruh. The pedigree of the New Zealand Hallertau includes German Hallertau origins. The aroma of the New Zealand Hallertau hop variety is a restrained and distinctly floral, with a clean, well-rounded flavor and finish.
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 New Zealand Hallertau 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