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Purchase Mackinac Hops
Mackinac 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 Mackinac Hops
Released from the GLH trials and breeding program in 2014.
Flavor & Aroma Profile of Mackinac Hops
Mackinac is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.
This super-aroma hop has proven to execute wide utility and flavorful new beer styles that are trending toward these aromas and flavors. The moderately low cohumulone offers brewers a smoother brewing profile with excellent foam characteristics.
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Brewing Values for Mackinac Hops
These are the common ranges that we've seen with Mackinac 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.||2.8-3.5%3.2% 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.||3:1 - 5:14:1 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.||28-35%31.5% 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 »||1.5-2.2 mL1.9mL avg|
Beer Styles using Mackinac Hops
Some popular beer styles that make use of the Mackinac hop include IPA, Pale Ales & IPL.
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