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Ariana Hop

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Purpose:Aroma
Country:Germany (GER)
International Code:ANA
Cultivar/Brand ID:2010/72/20

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Purchase Ariana Hops

Ariana hops are available to be purchased from multiple suppliers. We've conveniently linked to the most popular hop suppliers as well as Amazon.com. Every supplier may have different prices, harvest years and amounts available for purchase.

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Origin and Geneology of the Ariana Hop

Ariana was bred by the Hüll Hop Research Center, and a cross between Herkules and a wild male hop.

Flavor & Aroma Profile of Ariana Hops

Ariana is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.

Ariana hops have key flavors that include passion fruit, pineapple, jasmine and tangerine. It is also fruity, with intense berry character of black currant and gooseberry. Also has citrus high notes (particularly grapefruit) with slight resinous and herbal tones

Tags: #citrus  #tangerine  #passion_fruit  #pineapple  #jasmine  #herbal  #fruity  #gooseberry 



Brewing Values for Ariana Hops

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Ariana hops over the years. Each year's crop can yield hops that have slightly different qualities, so these number ranges are based on history.

Alpha Acid % (AA)
Alpha acids are the main source of bitterness in beer. Longer boil times will result in isomerization of more alpha acids leading to increased bitterness. Learn more »
9-13%
11% avg
Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.4.5-6%
5.3% avg
Alpha-Beta RatioThe ratio of alpha to beta acids dictates the degree to which bitterness fades during aging. 1:1 ratios are common in aroma varieties.2:1 - 3:1
2:1 avg
Co-Humulone as % of AlphaLow cohumulone hops may impart a smoother bitterness when added to the boil as opposed to higher ones that add a sharper bitterness to the final beer. Learn more »40-42%
41% avg
Total Oils (mL/100g)These highly volatile, not very soluble oils are easily boiled off, but add flavor and aroma to the finished beer when added very late in the boil or during fermentation. Learn more »1.6-2.4 mL
2mL avg
Total Oil Breakdown:
›  MyrceneFlavors: resinous, citrus, fruity (β-myrcene) 57-59%
58% avg
›  HumuleneFlavors: woody, noble, spicy (α-caryophyllene) Unknown
›  CaryophylleneFlavors: pepper, woody, herbal (β-caryophyllene) Unknown
›  FarneseneFlavors: fresh, green, floral (β-farnesene) Unknown
›  All OthersIncluding β-pinene, linalool, geranoil & selinene 41-43%

Beer Styles using Ariana Hops

Some popular beer styles that make use of the Ariana hop include Wheat, Pale Ale & Saison.

Ariana Hop Substitutions

If the Ariana hop is hard to find or if you are simply out of it on brew day, you can try to substitute it with a similar hop. The old way of choosing replacement hops was done by experience and "feel". There is nothing wrong with that way. However, we wanted to build a data-driven tool to find your Ariana substitutions.

Experienced brewers have chosen the following hops as substitutions of Ariana:

Is Ariana available in lupulin powder?

Unfortunately, there is no lupulin powder version of the Ariana hop. Neither Yakima Chief Hops (Cryo/LupuLN2), Haas (Lupomax) or Hopsteiner have created versions of this hop in lupulin powder form yet. Too bad too - it is pure hop lupulin powder, which leads to huge, concentrated flavor when used in the whirlpool or dry hop additions.


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References:
  1. https://beermaverick.com/the-most-common-hops-used-in-ipas/
  2. https://beermaverick.com/analyzing-the-usa-hop-production-statistics-of-2019/

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