(HPP210) Northdown is a versatile Mellow English higher alpha-acid hop from England. With a medium level alpha rating it can be used for both aroma and bittering. It offers a fresh, floral pine but with a berry-like aroma, and a spicy, resiny flavour profile. Northdown a relative of Challenger and Target, and used in a range of English ales and Porters.
- Alpha Acid 7-10%
- Mellow English higher alpha hop from England
- Hop is used in a range of English Ales and Porters
Q James (White Oak, NC)
Are your pelletized hops compressed, leaf hops?
These are fresh leaf hops that have been shredded, cleaned of seeds, etc, then pulverized and compressed into the pellets. This is the most common way hops are processed and sold. More hop resin is extracted and exposed this way, which creates more efficiency. Pelletized hops also stay fresher longer in this form as well.
Q Russ (Palm Bay, FL)
How long will your hops stay fresh after I receive them and what is the best way to store them.
Our pelletized hops are sealed in oxygen-barrier plastic bags along with nitrogen gas. This keeps the hop pellets very stable and fresh while in storage. If the hop pellets are stored at room-temperature, we do not recommend buying more than you can use in a year`s time, but if stored in a refrigerator or similar, the hop pellets should stay fresh for up to two years if un-opened.
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