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What it does :
Aurora hops can be used for both bittering and aroma additions to your brew kettle. Consider using Aurora hops in your next homemade beer. Substitutes for Aurora hops include: Northern Brewer.
What it is:
The Aurora hop was bred from Northern Brewer to compliment the Styrian Goldings hop variety. This work was done in Zalec, Slovenia. The resulting hop is similar to Northern Brewer but with a less biting profile. Aurora hop aromas and flavors are similar to the Northern Brewer variety but are less severe.
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 Aurora 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