The Blue Northern Brewer was discovered as a mutant with deep reddish-blue leaves growing in a Belgian hop yard in the early 1970’s. It was released as an ornamental variety in 1992. Its use for brewing is plausible but tentative.
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|Also Known As|
|Purpose||Bittering & Aroma|
|Alpha Acid Composition||6%-8%|
|Beta Acid Composition||3%-4%|
|Yield Amount||90-730 kg/hectare (80-650 lbs/acre)|
|Resistant to||Resistant to downy mildew and moderately resistant to verticillium wilt|
|Storability||Retains 78% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)|
|Ease of Harvest|
|Total Oil Composition||0.76 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||27%-40%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||29%|
|Style Guide||India Pale Ale|
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