Altus Hops

Also known as: X07270, Experimental Grapefruit

Recipes:
215
Purpose:
Dual Purpose
Alpha:
Super High
Origin:
🇺🇸 United States

Profile

Altus hops, a product of Hopsteiner's innovative breeding program, offer a distinctive and multifaceted profile. These hops bring a potent mix of spicy, dank, and resinous fragrances, softened by hints of tangerine and earthy, herbal nuances. Its impressive alpha and oil concentrations make Altus a prime dual-purpose hop, adept at both flavoring and bittering. This hop's versatility shines through in its adaptability to various beer styles, from the refreshing Mexican Lager to the intense triple IPA.

The name "Altus" is inspired by the Latin term "Altum," signifying "high" or "elevated." True to its name, Altus distinguishes itself with its large hop cones and remarkable chemical attributes. With its spicy tangerine undertones and alpha-acid content nearing 20%, Altus is fast becoming a favorite among brewers eager for fresh aromas and optimized brewing processes. Whether you're considering it as a replacement, using it as the sole hop, or introducing it during the dry-hop phase, Altus promises to enhance the brewing journey.

Characteristics

Alpha Acid

11.3 < 16.9 < 19.4 %

Beta Acid

2.0 < 3.9 < 6.9 %

Amount

4.7 < 28.6 < 100.0 %

Usage

Purpose: Dual Purpose

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