Purchase Aurum Hops
Aurum 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.
Origin of Aurum Hops
Sometimes referred to as Tettnanger Aurum. This hop is bred from a mother Tettnanger landrace and a father with the Hull breeding line of 91/36/04.
Flavor & Aroma Profile of Aurum Hops
Aurum is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.
Aurum hops combine hoppy nuances with a fruity taste. They are suitable for classic German beers with spicy, fruity and floral aromas. It has exceptionally fine and delicate classic hop aromas with spicy-herbal notes and - depending on the timing of its addition - fresh citrus aromas.
Brewing Values for Aurum Hops
These are the common ranges that we've seen with Aurum 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.
|Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.||3.1%3.1% 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.||INF:1 - 2:1INF:1 avg|
|Co-Humulone as % of AlphaLow cohumulone hops impart a smoother bitterness when added to the boil as opposed to higher ones that add a sharper bitterness to the final beer.||20-23%21.5% 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 »||0.5-1.7 mL1.1mL avg|
Beer Styles using Aurum Hops
Some popular beer styles that make use of the Aurum hop include Pilsner.
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