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Monroe Hop Germany Hop

Monroe Hop

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Purpose:Aroma
Country:Germany (GER)
International Code:MON

Purchase Monroe Hops

Monroe 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 of Monroe Hops

The Monroe hop variety was derived from a wild American hop.

Flavor & Aroma Profile of Monroe Hops

Monroe is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.

The Monroe hop starts out mild and smooth, then adds key flavors like strawberry, cherry, plum, passion fruit and red currant. Wonderful raspberry notes supplemented with orange syrup aromas. This is a very unique hop that is unlike any others. It is smooth and restrained in the German tradition, but with plenty of red-fruit character.

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Brewing Values for Monroe Hops

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Monroe 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.
2.5-2.9%
2.7% avg
Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.6.5-7.5%
7% 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.0:1 - 0:1
0:1 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.Unknown
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 »0.95-1.0 mL
1mL avg

Beer Styles using Monroe Hops

Some popular beer styles that make use of the Monroe hop include Ales, American Lagers & IPA.


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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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