Barbe Rouge Hop
|Cultivar/Brand ID:||P 09-2|
|Ownership:||™ Hops France|
Purchase Barbe Rouge Hops
This hop can be purchased at Yakima Valley Hops.
Origin and Geneology of the Barbe Rouge Hop
The Barbe Rouge hop was developed as part of the varietal research program in Alsace, France. It has parentage in Strisselspalt.
Flavor & Aroma Profile of Barbe Rouge Hops
Barbe Rouge is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.
The Barbe Rouge hop is an aroma variety that features notes of citrus fruit and fine red berries. Kumquat, orange, lime, redcurrant, strawberry, and raspberry are all represented in Barbe Rouge’s delicate aromatic attributes.
Brewing Values for Barbe Rouge Hops
These are the common ranges that we've seen with Barbe Rouge 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 »
|Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.||3.3-4.6%4% 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.||1:1 - 3:12:1 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 »||24-28%26% 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 »||1.1-3.0 mL2.1mL avg|
|Total Oil Breakdown:|
|› MyrceneFlavors: resinous, citrus, fruity (β-myrcene)||35-60%47.5% avg|
|› HumuleneFlavors: woody, noble, spicy (α-caryophyllene)||15-25%20% avg|
|› CaryophylleneFlavors: pepper, woody, herbal (β-caryophyllene)||2-4%3% avg.|
|› FarneseneFlavors: fresh, green, floral (β-farnesene)||0-4%2% avg|
|› All OthersIncluding β-pinene, linalool, geranoil & selinene||7-48%|
Beer Styles using Barbe Rouge Hops
Some popular beer styles that make use of the Barbe Rouge hop include Belgian Ale, Amber, Pilsner, Bière de Garde, Pale Ale, Black IPA, Porter & Saison.
Barbe Rouge Hop Substitutions
If the Barbe Rouge 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 Barbe Rouge substitutions.
There are no manually picked substitutions for this hop. You can instead use our tool that uses data to find similar hops.
Is Barbe Rouge available in lupulin powder?
Unfortunately, there is no lupulin powder version of the Barbe Rouge 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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