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Mandarina Bavaria Hop Germany Hop

Mandarina Bavaria Hop

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Purpose:Dual
Country:Germany (GER)
International Code:MBA
Cultivar/Brand ID:2007/18/13
Ownership:Hop Research Center in Hüll (EU-PVR)

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Purchase Mandarina Bavaria Hops

Mandarina Bavaria 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.

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Origin and Geneology of the Mandarina Bavaria Hop

Mandarina Bavaria is a daughter of Cascade, and Hallertau Blanc and Hüll Melon males (94/045/001 x wild PM). It was released in 2012.

Flavor & Aroma Profile of Mandarina Bavaria Hops

Mandarina Bavaria is a dual-purpose hop that can be used in all hop additions throughout the brewing process.

Mandarina Bavaria hops are tropical, fruity and sweet with notes of tangerine and citrus. It is commonly used to balances earthy and herbal hops. This hop is very versatile and plays well in any beer style that would benefit from its distinctive fruity character.

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Brewing Values for Mandarina Bavaria Hops

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Mandarina Bavaria 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 »
7-10.5%
8.8% avg
Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.4.0-7.0%
5.5% 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 - 3:1
2:1 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 »31-35%
33% 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 »1.3-2.2 mL
1.8mL avg
Total Oil Breakdown:
›  MyrceneFlavors: resinous, citrus, fruity (β-myrcene) 70-72%
71% avg
›  HumuleneFlavors: woody, noble, spicy (α-caryophyllene) 5-15%
10% avg
›  CaryophylleneFlavors: pepper, woody, herbal (β-caryophyllene) 1-5%
3% avg.
›  FarneseneFlavors: fresh, green, floral (β-farnesene) 0-1%
0.5% avg
›  All OthersIncluding β-pinene, linalool, geranoil & selinene 7-24%

Hop Pairings with Mandarina Bavaria Hops

Some hops just taste better together. We recently analyzed [1] hundreds of the most popular beers to find which hops are commonly paired together. We found that Citra, Mosaic, Lotus & Amarillo hops are commonly used alongside the Mandarina Bavaria hop. This is not a complete list, but should give you a good idea of what hops are commonly used together.

Here is the relative frequency of the top 4 hops that are used with Mandarina Bavaria:



Beer Styles using Mandarina Bavaria Hops

Some popular beer styles that make use of the Mandarina Bavaria hop include American Pale Ale, Sours, New England IPA & IPA.

Mandarina Bavaria Hop Substitutions

If the Mandarina Bavaria 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 Mandarina Bavaria substitutions.

Experienced brewers have chosen the following hops as substitutions of Mandarina Bavaria:

Is Mandarina Bavaria available as Cryo/Lupulin powder?

Unfortunately, there is no lupulin powder version of the Mandarina Bavaria hop. Neither Yakima Chief Hops (Cryo/LupuLN2) nor Haas (Lupomax) have created versions of this hop in lupulin powder form yet. This new type of hop product is pure concentrated lupulin powder, which leads to more flavor when used in the whirlpool or dry hop additions.


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References:
  1. https://beermaverick.com/the-most-common-hops-used-in-ipas/
  2. https://beermaverick.com/analyzing-the-usa-hop-production-statistics-of-2019/

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