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Pahto Hop United States of America Hop

Pahto Hop

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Purpose:Bittering
Country:United States of America (USA)
International Code:PAH
Brand ID:HBC 682
Ownership:™ Hop Breeding Company

Origin of the Pahto Hop

The mother of Pahto is a breeding line of the HBC with similar characteristics. The father is from the breeding program at Wye College in Kent, England.

Flavor & Aroma Profile of Pahto

When used as a bittering addition hop Pahto provides a very neutral flavor to beer, and a pleasant bitterness. The aroma profile of the hop cone is described as herbal, earthy, woody, and resinous with some fruit

Read More: Analyzing the USA Hop Production Statistics of 2019

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Brewing Values for Pahto

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Pahto 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 Acids (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.
17-20%
18.5% avg
Beta AcidsThe ratio of alpha to beta acids dictates the degree to which bitterness fades as beer ages. Higher levels of beta acids will result in a slower decline of bittering.4.5-6%
5.3% 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.30-32%
31% 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 »1.0-2.5 mL
1.8mL avg

Common Beers and Styles using Pahto

Some popular beer styles that make use of the Pahto hop include Ales, Stouts & IPA.

Pahto Hop Statistics

We love statistics. We've analyzed hundreds of IPAs, dug into the Hop Growers of America's annual reports and researched the history behind some of the most popular beer ingredients. Here are a few of the things we've found interesting about the Pahto hop:

  • Pahto is 2nd in the amount of new acreage dedicated to it between 2014 and 2019
  • In 2019, Pahto was the 7th most grown hop in the United States

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