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Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil composition

Myrcene: 40-55%, Humulene: 15-20%, Farnesene: <1%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Agnus

Use in brewing

Dual purpose. For aroma and bittering.

A high alpha acid hop.  Agnus has been compared in various sources to Magnum,  Nugget,  Target and Columbus.  According to the Hop Growers Union of the Czech Republic brewing results has shown that it has a better effect on beer stability.  This makes it good for export beers and for German style lagers as well as Pilsners.

Substitutions

Magnum, Nugget, Target and Columbus

Origin/History

Agnus hops were bred from a number of varieties including Bor, Fuggles, Northern Brewer, Saaz and Sladek.  Released in 2001 from the Czech Republic

Agronomics

Good yield and a good pickability.

Storage

Fair to poor

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