A Dual Purpose hop

Bramling Cross

United Kingdom
Bramling Cross

aroma profile: Spicy, Fruity

Developed at Wye College by Professor Salmon. Often used in traditional cask conditioned beers due to its distinct characteristics.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include strong spice, blackcurrant, loganberry and lemon.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
5-7%

Beta Acid

0
15
2.3-3.2%

Total Oil

0
4
0.7-1 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    5 - 7%
  • Beta Acid
    2.3 - 3.2%
  • Co-humulone
    33 - 35%
  • Total Oil
    0.7 - 1 mL/100g
  • Myrcene
    35 - 37% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    14.9 - 15.1% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    29.9 - 30.1% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0 - 0% of total oil

1 Brewer Reviews

4

I used this in an amber Bier de Garde. It works really well in Belgian beers where you want some spice and some fruit, and want it to complement and add dimension to the artifacts from the yeast.

Bob | Dec 13th, 2016

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