A Bittering hop

Magnum

United States
Magnum

aroma profile:

Bred at the Hop Research Center in Hüll in 1980 and released in 1993, Magnum is a German variety (also grown in the US) and daughter of Galena. It is a high alpha cultivar and is often used as the base bittering variety. Magnum does not display any distinct aroma characteristics, however, subtle spice and fruit characteristics have been noted by some brewers.

Aroma: Magnum is a bittering hop with no distinct aroma characteristics.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
12-15.5%

Beta Acid

0
15
5.5-8%

Total Oil

0
4
2-3 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    12 - 15.5%
  • Beta Acid
    5.5 - 8%
  • Co-humulone
    23 - 28%
  • Total Oil
    2 - 3 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.4 - 0.8% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    30 - 40% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.4 - 0.7% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    7 - 12% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    25 - 30% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.3 - 0.6% of total oil

1 Brewer Reviews

If you're looking for a clean bittering hop this is it. Extremely neutral that adds bitterness without the grass flavor.

Hans | Apr 11th, 2016

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