A Dual Purpose hop

Northern Brewer

Germany

Northern Brewer

aroma profile: Grassy, Pine, Herbal

Originally bred in England in 1934, Northern Brewer is a cross between Canterbury Golding and a male seedling of Brewer's Gold. It was originally grown in the North of England, but has become one of the main varieties in the Hallertau region of Germany. Northern Brewer displays pleasant pine and mint characteristics in dual purpose brewing applications.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include mint, pine and grass.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
6-10%

Beta Acid

0
15
3-5%

Total Oil

0
4
1-1.6 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    6 - 10%
  • Beta Acid
    3 - 5%
  • Co-humulone
    27 - 32%
  • Total Oil
    1 - 1.6 mL/100g
  • Myrcene
    25 - 45% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.3 - 0.8% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    10 - 20% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    35 - 50% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0 - 0% of total oil

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