Now Available: 2014 Lemondrop and Experimental Hop #07270

Niikobrew Hops

Nikobrew just announced the availability of two new hops.  Lemondrop and Experimental Hop #07270.  Both of fresh crop 2014.

Lemondrop

Description: LEMONDROP 4-7%AA – Crop Year 2014 – Like it’s name says, Lemondrop is all about…well, you guessed it. Originally released in 2012 as Experimental #01210, this aroma hop is a Cascade cross and has been featured in beers such as Stone’s Delicious IPA and Deschutes’ Hop Henge. Now available for commercial release, Lemondrop brings Citrus into your beer as well as floral/earthy notes. Suitable for IPA, American style ales, saison. – Possible Substitutions: Cascade, Mandarina Bavaria, Centennial

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Experimental #07270

Description: Experimental #07270 16.6%AA – Crop Year 2014 – This experimental Hop To Be Named Later is looking for a home in your kettle. A cross from Apollo and Wye Target. Notes from the distributor: “ 07270 plays better in a recipe with heavier malt bill that leans toward the caramel side. 07270 is tangerine/mandarin on the nose and ripe peach/apricot and mango on the tongue.” We have noticed some spice in the mix as well. Check out Ninkasi’s Experimental #07270 or Independence Hoppy Diver for an example.

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