Northern Brewer was originally developed in England in 1934 but is now largely grown in Germany. German-grown Northern Brewer is considered identical to the original UK-bred variety though subtle differences attributable to the different growing region may be evident.
Northern Brewer is also grown in notable quantity in the US though this variety is now genetically distinct from the original. In brewing, it is useful as both a bittering and aroma hop but is used predominantly as an early addition by commercial brewers in Germany.
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|Also Known As||Hallertau Northern Brewer, Hallertauer Northern Brewer|
|Alpha Acid Composition||7%-10%|
|Beta Acid Composition||3.5%-5%|
|Yield Amount||1600 kg/hectare (1420 lbs/acre)|
|East of Harvest|
|Total Oil Composition||1.6-2.1 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||25%-45%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||35%-50%|
|Farnesene Oil||< 1%|
|Substitutes||Perle, Northern Brewer (US)|
|Style Guide||Steam Beer, German Ale, German Lager|
As a listing requirement, all suppliers below ship nationally to their respective countries.
Great Fermentations (USA)
Yakima Valley Hops (USA)
Clever Brewing (Australia)
The Home Brew Shop (UK)
Hauraki Homebrew (New Zealand)
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