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Used in bitter, extra special bitter, English pale ale and porter. Norther Brewer has a fine, fragrant aroma. One of the original hybrid hops, but it is becoming rarer as it is replaced by modern varieties. Called Hallertauer NB in Germany, where it is al ...

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Released to meet the demand for a higher alpha-acid hop. No longer grown.

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Whitbread Goldings Variety is something of a misnoma for this hybrid hop, as it is actually classed as a Fuggles replacement. It is a traditional English hop with a pleasant, sweet, fruity aroma.

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Developed in 1997. Pungent, almost flowery. A high-alpha-acid hop with a highly aromatic, pleasant profile. Similar to Columbus.

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Used in lager, pilsner, bock and wheat beers. It has a mild, plesant and clean aroma but can be pungent and resiny. Mount Hood was released in 1989. It is similar to Hallertau and can be substituted in European lagers when Hallertau is called for. It is a ...

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Similar to Cluster. Released in 1987. Not widely used.

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It is a Whitbread Golding cross and has a nice Goldings character, although it is not as mild as East Kent Goldings. Spicy.

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Introduced in 1875, Fuggles is one of Britain's most widely used hops. It is used mainly in dark ales, milds and stout. This variety has a fantastic aroma, but is susceptible to wilt, as is Goldings, and its production is declining yearly.

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Used in US ales, German-style lagers and pilsners. Sterling is a Northwest hop developed with more than 50 per cent Czech Saaz. It is a very delicate hop with lots of noble character, but with a higher alpha than many other noble hops such as Saaz or Mitt ...

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Spicy, citrusy, super-high alpha bittering hop from the Pacific North-West. German taste characteristics.

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A popular hop in Britain, it is replacing its parent, Northern Brewer, which does not have as good aroma or flavor. It is fruity with some spiciness. Released in 1971 and can be used in all ales.

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Very bitter, but with good aroma for use in lagers.

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Ultra-high-alpha acid with German characteristics.

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EKG, as it is often called, is used in all types of English ales. It has a pleasant, mild spicy, floral, earthy, rounded aroma and a spicy flavor.

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A relatively new dwarf variety with clean bitterness and mild English aroma, similar to East Kent Goldings. Used in ales.

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Used as an aroma hop in ale, lager, pilsner and wheat beers, and for late hopping ales. A recent strain that is a cross between Hallertau Mittelfrueh and a Saaz clone. It has a nice, strong floral aroma and a hint of spice, similar to Saaz. It is a well r ...

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Despite its name, it is a variety of Fuggles, grown seedless in Slovenia. It is delicate and slightly spicy. It is used in many English ales, some Belgian ales and some lagers.

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A newer variety with Northern Brewer and Saaz ancestry.

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Used in lager, bock, wheat beer and sometimes pilsner. Hallertau Hersbrucker is a replacement for Hallertau Mittelfrueh. Both are delicate, flowery and spicy. Along with Saaz, Hallertau is the classic Continental European lager hop and is ideal for any l ...

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An old, rare, Yugoslavian hop with low yields.

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