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What it does :
Santiam hops are used primarily for aroma additions to your brew kettle late in the boil. You can use Santiam hops to make the following beer styles: American Ale, American Blonde Ale, American Lager, Belgian-Style India Pale Ale, Bitter, German Lager, India Pale Ale, Pale Ale, Pilsener. Substitutes for Santiam hops include: Hallertauer, Liberty, Spalter, Tettnanger.
What it is:
The Santiam hop variety was developed in the Pacific Northwest. It is named for a nearby river in Oregon. The pedigree of the Santiam hop includes the Tettnang, Hallertau Mittelfrüh, and Cascade varieties. The aroma and flavor of the Santiam shows traits of its noble hop origins, as it is slightly spicy with herbal, floral notes.
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 Santiam 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