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What it does :
Glacier hops can be used for both bittering and aroma additions to your brew kettle. You can use Glacier hops to make the following beer styles: American Brown Ale, American Pale Ale, Barley Wine, Bitter, Brown Ale, English Pale Ale, Extra Special Bitter, India Pale Ale, Porter, Stout, Summer Ale, Wheat Beer. Substitutes for Glacier hops include: Fuggles, Styrian Goldings, Tettnanger, Willamette.
What it is:
The Glacier hop variety was developed in the Pacific Northwest. Its pedigree includes Brewer's Gold, Northern Brewer, and Bullion. This hop variety was released for use in 2000. Glacier hop aroma is described as pleasantly hoppy.
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 Glacier 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