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What it does :
Apollo hops are used primarily for bittering additions to your brew kettle. You can use Apollo hops to make the following beer styles: Imperial India Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, Specialty Beer. Substitutes for Apollo hops include: Columbus, Nugget, Tomahawk, Zeus.
What it is:
The Apollo hop variety is the result of crossbreeding that occurred at Golden Gate Roza Hop Ranches in Prosser, Washington and was made available in 2000. The Apollo variety can provide notes of grapefruit if added late to the wort for aroma.
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 Apollo 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