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 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%|
|Beta Acid Composition||4.5%-5.5%|
Magnum Hops Cone Physical Characteristics
|Magnum Lupulin Color||Yellow|
|Magnum Cone Size||Large|
|Magnum Cone Density||Moderate|
Magnum Hops Growth, Harvest, and Storage Details
|Yield||Yield for Magnum Hops is Low at 1340 - 1700 kg/hectare|
|Susceptibility to Disease and Pests||Susceptible To:|
|Storability||Magnum Hops maintains 80%-85% alpha acid comtents after 6 months storage at 20 degrees C|
|Ease of Harvest||Good|
Magnum Hops Oil Composition
|Total Oil Composition||1.9-2.3 mls/100 grams|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||30%-35%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||34%-40%|
|Caryophyllene Oil Composition||8%-12%|
|Farnesene Oil Composition||0%-1%|
Magnum Hops Substitutes
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Common Beer Styles for Magnum Hops
|India Pale Ale|
|Belgian Style India Pale Ale|
|Nut Brown Ale|