Origin and Description

Magnum hops is also known as Hallertau Magnum. Please see the Hallertau Magnum page for more information.

Magnum Hops Usage

Magnum hops has bittering qualities.
Magnum hops is commonly used as as bittering agent in beer.

Magnum Hops Characteristics

Below is a list of characteristics for magnum hops that impact farming, chemistry, transport & trade, beer production, as well as the final character of the finished product.

Magnum Hops Acid Composition

Alpha Acid Composition 12%-14%Magnum Hops Alpha Acid Composition - 12 To 14 Percent
Beta Acid Composition 4.5%-5.5%Magnum Hops Beta Acid Composition - 4.5 To 5.5 Percent
Co-Humulone Composition 24%-25%Magnum Hops Co-Humulone Acid Composition - 24 To 25 Percent

Magnum Hops Cone Physical Characteristics

Magnum Lupulin ColorYellowYellow Lupulin Color for Magnum Hops
Magnum Cone SizeLargeMagnum Hop - Large Cone Size
Magnum Cone DensityModerateMagnum Hops - Moderate Cone Density

Magnum Hops Growth, Harvest, and Storage Details

MaturityLate SeasonMagnum Hops - Late Season Maturity
YieldYield for Magnum Hops is Low at 1340 - 1700 kg/hectare
Magnum Hops - Low Crop Yields
Growth RateModerate
Magnum Hops - Moderate Growth Rate
Susceptibility to Disease and PestsSusceptible To:
Powdery Mildew,
Resistent To:
Verticillium Wilt,Peronospora,
StorabilityMagnum Hops maintains 80%-85% alpha acid comtents after 6 months storage at 20 degrees CMagnum Hops Storability - Excellent
Ease of HarvestGoodMagnum Hops - Good Pickability

Magnum Hops Oil Composition

Total Oil Composition1.9-2.3 mls/100 gramsMagnum Hops - Total Oil Compensation 1.9-2.3 mls
Myrcene Oil Composition30%-35%Magnum Hops - Myrcene Oil Compensation 30-35 Percent
Humulene Oil Composition34%-40%Magnum Hops - Humulene Oil Compensation 34-40 Percent
Caryophyllene Oil Composition8%-12%Magnum Hops - Caryophyllene Oil Compensation 8-12 Percent.jpg
Farnesene Oil Composition0%-1%Magnum Hops -Farnesene Oil Compensation 0-1 Percent

Magnum Hops Substitutes

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Common Beer Styles for Magnum Hops

    Beer Style
    India Pale Ale
    India Pilsner
    Belgian Style India Pale Ale
    American Ale
    Blonde Ale
    Pale Ale
    Nut Brown Ale
    Dark Ale

    Magnum Hops Use in Commercial Beers

    WebsiteBrewing Company & Beer or Product
    Premium Pilsner
    Berg Brauerei
    Berg Original
    Draught House Pub and Brewery
    Northampton Brewery
    Make My Day IPA
    Willimantic Brewing Company
    India Pilsner Ale
    Dock Street Brewing Company
    Magnum IPA
    Roots Organic Brewing Company
    Woody IPA
    Pelican Brewing Company
    Nestucca ESB
    Pelican Brewing Company
    La Fleur Amere (The Bitter Flower) Belgian Style IPA
    Aspen Brewery
    Independence Pass Ale IPA
    Pat Leavy's All-American Ale
    Gaslight Brewery
    Bulldog Blonde
    Lazy Magnolia Brewery
    Southern Pecan
    Dick's Brewing Company
    Dick Danger Ale