|Country:||United States of America (USA)|
Purchase Caliente Hops
Caliente 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.
US hops begin to be harvested in mid-to-late August for most aroma varieties.
Flavor & Aroma Profile of Caliente Hops
Caliente is a dual-purpose hop that can be used in all hop additions throughout the brewing process.
Caliente hops have flavors of citrus (lemon zest), peach and pine, with aromas of stone fruit and mandarin. While "caliente" means "hot" in Spanish, this hop is not spicy.
Brewing Values for Caliente Hops
These are the common ranges that we've seen with Caliente 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.||4.3%4.3% avg|