Northern Brewer


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Northern Brewer originally bred in England in 1934, Northern Brewer is a cross between Canterbury Golding and a male seedling of Brewer's Gold. It was originally grown in the North of England, but has become one of the main varieties in the Hallertau region of Germany. Northern Brewer displays pleasant pine and mint characteristics in dual purpose brewing applications.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include mint, pine and grass.

Possible substitutions include Perle, Northern Brewer (US)
Alpha Acid 6 - 10%
Beta Acid 3 - 5%
Co-humulone 27 - 32%
Total Oil 1 - 1.6 mL/100g
Myrcene 25 - 45% of total oil
Linalool 0.3 - 0.8% of total oil
Caryophyllene 10 - 20% of total oil
Farnesene < 1.0% of total oil
Humulene 35 - 50% of total oil
Geraniol 0 - 0% of total oil