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What it does :
Omega hops are used primarily for bittering additions to your brew kettle. Consider using Omega hops in your next homemade beer. No substitutes for Omega hops are currently listed.
What it is:
The Omega hop variety originated in England in the 1980's. Its pedigree includes the Challenger hop variety. The aroma profile of the Omega hop has been described as pleasantly European in nature.
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 Omega 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).
Related LinksHop Bill
Hop Alpha Acid Loss