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Hop: Outeniqua

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Description

There is an area in South Africa named Outeniqua Hop Route and is a tourist attraction based on the hops that are grown there. Outeniqua translates to the land of milk and honey. Primarily a local hop.

General Information

Profile Mild, pleasant and slightly spicy.
Country South Africa
Substitutes Southern Star
Purpose Bittering
Yield 1420 - 1730 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 60 - 70% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Pilsner

Acids

Alpha Acid 12.0 - 13.5%
Beta Acid 4.1 - 5.1%
Cohumulone 25.0 - 30.0%

Oils

Total Oil 1.6 ml/100g
Myrcene 38.0 - 43.0%
Humulene 28.0 - 33.0%
Caryophyllene 9.0 - 10.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate
Cones Small to medium size with compact density
Maturity Middle to late
Ease of Harvest Difficult
Last Updated
  • 2020-05-12 08:50:32
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Did you know?
  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
Explanations
  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
  • Oil composition percetages are based on the total percentage of oil in the hop. Example: 10 - 20% means that for the specific oil it is 10 - 20% of the overall oil make up.
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