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Southern Dawn Hop South Africa Hop

Southern Dawn Hop

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Purpose:Dual
Country:South Africa (SA)

Purchase Southern Dawn Hops

Southern Dawn 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 Southern Dawn Hops

Southern Brewer crossed with OJA1/112.

Flavor & Aroma Profile of Southern Dawn Hops

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

A great neutral bittering addition for hoppy styles like IPAs or Pale Ales.

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Brewing Values for Southern Dawn Hops

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Southern Dawn 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.
11.2-12.5%
11.9% avg
Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.4.3-5.9%
5.1% 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 - 3:1
2:1 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.31-33%
32% 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 »0.6 mL
0.6mL avg

Beer Styles using Southern Dawn Hops

Some popular beer styles that make use of the Southern Dawn hop include IPA, Pale Ale, Lagers, Wheat Beers & Fruit Beers.


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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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