|Country:||New Zealand (NZ)|
|Ownership:||New Zealand Hops Ltd.|
Purchase HORT9909 Hops
HORT9909 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 HORT9909 Hops
Hort9909 is triploid selection with “Hersbrucker Pure” parentage. Hersbrucker Pure itself being a cross of Hallertau Mittelfrüh, and Saaz and a wild German hop.
Flavor & Aroma Profile of HORT9909 Hops
HORT9909 is a dual-purpose hop that can be used in all hop additions throughout the brewing process.
Hort9909 is a trial variety with pronounced forward citrus characters of lemon and lime, sweet hay and spices background in keeping with the selections breeding.
Brewing Values for HORT9909 Hops
These are the common ranges that we've seen with HORT9909 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.||3-4%3.5% 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.||2:1 - 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.||27-29%28% 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 »||1.9 mL1.9mL avg|
|Total Oil Breakdown:|
|› MyrceneFlavors: resinous, citrus, fruity (β-myrcene)||49-51%50% avg|
|› HumuleneFlavors: woody, noble, spicy (α-caryophyllene)||11-13%12% avg|
|› CaryophylleneFlavors: pepper, woody, herbal (β-caryophyllene)||4-5%4.5% avg.|
|› FarneseneFlavors: fresh, green, floral (β-farnesene)||0-1%0.5% avg|
|› All OthersIncluding β-pinene, linalool, geranoil & selinene||30-36%|
Beer Styles using HORT9909 Hops
Some popular beer styles that make use of the HORT9909 hop include Pale Ale & IPA.
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