Hop Plant Variety: Northern Brewer

Bred in England, Northern Brewer is a dual purpose hop with moderate alpha and a good aroma profile. A strong fragrant hop with a rich rough-hewn flavor and aroma, this variety has a unique mint-like evergreen flavor.


Alpha Acids: 9-10%

Beta: 3-5%

Yield #’s / acre: 1,600 – 1,800

Purpose: Dual

Co-Humulone:  20-30%

Seasonal Maturity: Early to Mid

Growth Rate: Moderate

Sidearm Length: 12-20”

Cone Size: Medium

Cone Density: Moderate to Compact  

Resistant to:  Downy Mildew

Susceptible to:  Powdery Mildew

Style Guide:  IPA’s

Aroma: Pine, Earthy

Substitutes: Chinook

Northern Brewer

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