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Tsingdao Flower Hop China Hop

Tsingdao Flower Hop

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Country:China (CN)

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Purchase Tsingdao Flower Hops

Tsingdao Flower hops are available to be purchased from multiple suppliers. We've conveniently linked to the most popular hop suppliers as well as Every supplier may have different prices, harvest years and amounts available for purchase.

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Origin and Geneology of the Tsingdao Flower Hop

Bred from a Chinese version of Cluster.

Flavor & Aroma Profile of Tsingdao Flower Hops

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

Tsingdao Flower is the dominant hop grown in Gansu, China. Also referred to as "Qingdao" Flower hops. Has a birght and crisp lemon-peel quality to the bitterness.

Tags: #earthy  #lemon  #melon  #citrus 

Brewing Values for Tsingdao Flower Hops

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Tsingdao Flower 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% avg
Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.3.0-4.2%
3.6% 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 »35%
35% 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 »0.4-0.8 mL
0.6mL avg

Beer Styles using Tsingdao Flower Hops

Some popular beer styles that make use of the Tsingdao Flower hop include Pale Ale.

Tsingdao Flower Hop Substitutions

If the Tsingdao Flower 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 Tsingdao Flower substitutions.

Experienced brewers have chosen the following hop varieties as substitutions of Tsingdao Flower:

Is Tsingdao Flower available in lupulin powder?

Unfortunately, there is no lupulin powder version of the Tsingdao Flower hop. Neither Yakima Chief Hops (Cryo/LupuLN2), Haas (Lupomax) or Hopsteiner have created versions of this hop in lupulin powder form yet. Too bad too - it is pure hop lupulin powder, which leads to huge, concentrated flavor when used in the whirlpool or dry hop additions.

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