Purchase Gaia Hops
Gaia 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 Gaia Hops
Gaia was released in 2017 and originated from the Angus hop.
Flavor & Aroma Profile of Gaia Hops
Gaia is a bittering hop that is commonly used only to bitter the beer during brewing, and not for too much flavor and aromas.
Gaia is characteristic for its hoppy and spicy aroma. Gaia is suitable not only for the first but for the second hopping as well.
Brewing Values for Gaia Hops
These are the common ranges that we've seen with Gaia 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.||5-10%7.5% 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 impart a smoother bitterness when added to the boil as opposed to higher ones that add a sharper bitterness to the final beer.||20-29%24.5% 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 »||1.5-2.5 mL2mL avg|
|Total Oil Breakdown:|
|› MyrceneFlavors: resinous, citrus, fruity (β-myrcene)||23-37%30% avg|
|› HumuleneFlavors: woody, noble, spicy (α-caryophyllene)||2-4%3% avg|
|› CaryophylleneFlavors: pepper, woody, herbal (β-caryophyllene)||9-12%10.5% avg.|
|› FarneseneFlavors: fresh, green, floral (β-farnesene)||5-7%6% avg|
|› All OthersIncluding β-pinene, linalool, geranoil & selinene||40-61%|
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