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What it does :
Tettnanger is a noble, all-purpose hop that can be used for bittering, flavor, and aroma/finishing additions to your brew kettle. It is especially valuable for adding flavor, aroma, and for dry-hopping if desired. You can use Tettnanger hops to make the following beer styles: Abbey Ale, Amber Lager, American Amber Ale, American Lager, Belgian and French Ale, Bitter, Bock, California Blonde Ale, Dark Lager, German Ale, German Lager, Lambic, Pale Ale, Pale Lager, Pilsener, Red Ale, Wheat Beer, Wheat Beer, Winter Ale. Substitutes for Tettnanger hops include: Fuggles, Lublin, Saaz, Santiam, Spalter, Spalter Select, Ultra.
What it is:
Tettnanger is considered one of the finest aroma noble aromatic hops of Germany. It was originally grown in the Tettnang region in Bavaria, near the Bodensee. Tettnanger variety hops have a mild, pleasant, floral and slightly spicy aroma and flavor. U.S.-grown versions have a more coarse aroma and flavor.
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 Tettnanger 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