Hops

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Grape & Grain carries a massive variety of different hops for use in almost any beer imaginable. Whether you’re following a recipe or inventing something new, we’ve got your special ingredients!

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IDAHO-7

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Pungent tropical fruit and citrus (think apricot, orange, red grapefruit, papaya) with big notes of resiny pine and hints of black tea.

Used For: Pale Ales, IPA’s, and American Wheat beers.
Substitutes: Unknown

JARRYLO

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Dual purpose hop with banana, pear, orange and spicy notes.

Used For: IPA’s and Farmhouse Ales.
Substitutes: Unknown

 

KAZBEK

Domestic • Finishing Hop

Aroma hop with lemony, grapefruit, spicy, earthy notes.

Used For: Pilsners, Lagers, and Belgian Ales.
Substitutes: Unknown

LIBERTY

Domestic • Finishing Hop

American cousin to Hallertau with very similar flower and spice characteristics, mild and pleasant, quite fine. Best used as a finishing hop in German-style lagers.

Used For: US Lagers, German Lagers, Pilsners, Bocks, Kölsch, Wheats
Substitutes: US or German Hallertau, Mt. Hood, Crystal

MAGNUM

Domestic • Bittering Hop

A German thoroughbred with limited Pacific Northwest plantings. Prized for its high bittering value, the aromatic nature is one of spice and citrus, but is minimal compared to its big bittering. Magnum has an excellent tolerance to disease, making it a popular choice for hop farmers.

Used For: All Ales and Lagers
Substitutes: Galena, German Magnum, Horizon

MOSAIC

Domestic • Finishing Hop

Very floral, tropical, fruity, earthy and other tropical fruit flavors and aromas. A very new high alpha aroma hop with distinctive citrus and tropical fruit aroma. Excellent for dry hopping.

Used For: US-Style Pale Ales, IPAs, Double IPAs
Substitutes: N/A

MOUNT-HOOD

Domestic • Finishing Hop

Mt. Hood is an American aroma hop bred from the German Hallertauer variety with similar mild flower/spice aroma characteristics with a hint more of the forest. Relative to Ultra, Liberty, and Crystal. Crafted in Oregon in 1983 and named after the famous volcano, it offers clean bittering.

Used For: US-Style and German-Style Ales and Lagers, Pilsners, Bocks, Altbier, Munich Helles, Wheat
Substitutes: German Hallertau, German Hersbrucker, Liberty, Crystal

NORTHDOWN

English • Dual Purpose Hop

Mellow English higher alpha-acid hop.  Similar to Northern Brewer, but with a better flavor and aroma than domestic NB; A clean bittering hop.

Used For: General purpose bittering, flavor and aroma for heavier ales.  Porters.
Substitutes: Northern Brewer, Target

NORTHERN-BREWER

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

US grown variety of the English hop developed in 1934, ancestor of the Canterbury Golding.A true dual-purpose hop containing moderate amounts of alpha acids combined with an acceptable aroma profile. Neutral, clean aroma, woody with evergreen and mint overtones and slightly higher-than-average bittering value.

Used For: Porters, Ales, Kolsch, Munich Helles, ESBs, German Lagers, Steam beers,
Substitutes: Galena, Perle, Magnum, Chinook, German Northern Brewer

NUGGET

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Strong heavy and herbal, spicy aroma and high bittering value (along with desirable growing traits) has brought this hop variety to the forefront of the industry. This hop has become increasingly popular for its herbal aromas with a pear and peach note.

Used For: Ales, Stouts, Barley Wines, Saisons, Biere de Garde
Substitutes: Galena, Magnum, Columbus

PALISADE

Domestic • Finishing Hop

Bred by the Yakima Chief Ranches, Palisade is an aroma variety with moderate bittering properties. Palisade is used as a duel purpose hop and has a good resistance to powdery and downy mildew. Its aroma is described as floral, subtle apricot, grassy or ”pretty”. Non-aggressive, smooth hop flavor with a fruity, non-citrusy aroma more characteristic of english style Pale ales.

Use For: English and US-Style Ales
Substitutes: Willamette, Glacier

PERLE

Domestic • Finishing Hop

A palate-pleaser with its moderate, pleasant, minty clean bittering qualities and refreshing, spicy “green hop” aroma. Derived from English Northern Brewer. Often used as a dual purpose hop.

Used For: Pale Ales, Porters, Stouts, Lagers, Weizen, Altbier, Barley Wines, Kolsch
Substitutes: German Perle, German and US Northern Brewer, Cluster, Galena

POLARIS

German • Dual Purpose Hop

Intense and lingering impressions of wintergreen, pleasant fruit notes, with a Hallertau-like sweetness and herbal note. Can exhibit a pungent, exotic spice flavor early in fermentation.

Used For: IPA’s, Brettanomyces Fermentations, and Belgian Ales.
Substitutes: Unknown

PRIDE-OF-RINGWOOD

Australian • Bittering Hop

Quite pronounced aroma but not unpleasant, citrus-like. At the time of release in 1965 it was the highest alpha hop in the world. closely associated with such famous beers as Foster’s Lager.

Used For:  Predominantly bittering but with interesting aromatic qualities. British ales, Australian- style ales and lagers.
Substitutes: Centennial, Galena, Cluster

SAAZ

Czech Republic • Finishing Hop

Imported from the Czech Republic, Saaz is a noble type hop considered to have a mild, pleasant, earthy aroma. Czech Saaz has a very low Alpha count which makes it ineffective for bittering.

Used For: Finishing, very flavorful. Bohemian-style beers, Continental lagers, Wheats, Pilsener lagers.
Substitutes: Polish Lublin, US Saaz, US Sterling, Tettnang

SIMCOE

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Aromas of passionfruit, apricot, intense pine, and woodsy aroma adds to the fresh, youthful vigor of this complex hop. Dual purpose but generally considered a bittering hop.

Used For: US-Style Ales, Pale Ales, IPAs, Double IPAs
Substitutes: Summit, Magnum, Amarillo, Cascade, Centennial

SPALT

German • Finishing Hop

Traditional German noble hop.  A Saaz alternative, Aromatic and flavorful.

Used For: Great in German lagers
Substitutes: Saaz, Tettnang, Ultra

STYRIAN-GOLDING

Finishing Hop

Delicate, slightly spicy, soft and floral. A world renowned aroma hop with widespread usage in both ale and lager brewing. An ecotype of Fuggle grown in Slovenia.

Used For: Bittering, finishing, dry hopping. english style ales, Vienna/Oktoberfest lagers, Belgian ales, Pilseners.
Substitutes: Fuggle, Willamette.

SUMMIT

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Summit is a high alpha, dwarf variety bred by members of the American Dwarf Hop Association. Its aromas have been described as herbal, citrus, grapefruit, and tangerine. It has been used for bittering and dry hopping. This hop is showcased in Widmer’s Drifter Pale Ale and is gaining popularity with the DIPA crowd.

Used For: IPAs, Pale Ales, Imperial IPAs, Barley Wines, Stouts
Substitutes: Columbus, Warrior, Millennium, Simcoe, Amarillo, Cascade

TETTNANG

Domestic • Finishing Hop

Fine, very spicy, mild, floral, very aromatic. Recently established in the U.S., traditional German variety, true noble aroma variety.

Used For: US-Style Ales, Wheats, Lagers, Pilsners
Substitutes: Fuggle, Santiam, German Spalt Select, German Spalt

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