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What it does :
Spalter Select hops can be used for both bittering and aroma additions to your brew kettle. You can use Spalter Select hops to make the following beer styles: Alt, Bock, German Lager, Kolsch, Marzen, Munich Helles, Pilsener. Substitutes for Spalter Select hops include: Hallertauer Hersbrucker, Saaz, Spalter, Tettnanger.
What it is:
The Spalter Select hop variety is a new, more hearty version of the classic German Spalter hop. It was developed by the Hops Research Institute in Hull Germany. Its pedigree includes the Spalt and Hallertau Mittelfruh hop varieties. Spalter Select was released for commercial use in the late 1980's. The Spalter Select hop has a pleasant, mildly strong aroma reminiscent of its noble origin combined with fruity, flowery 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 Spalter Select 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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