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What it does :
Orion hops are used primarily for bittering additions to your brew kettle. You can use Orion hops to make the following beer styles: Munich Dunkel, Munich Helles. Substitutes for Orion hops include: Northern Brewer, Perle.
What it is:
The Orion hop variety originated in Germany in the mid 1980's. Its pedigree includes the Northern Brewer and Perle hop varieties. The Orion hop's aroma profile has been described as pleasant.
Here is some guidance for your homebrewing hop additions:
The specific hop amount needed for a 5 gallon (18.9 liter) batch will vary. The main factors that determine the quantity of hops that you need are the alpha acid content of your hops, the boiling time that you select, and the bitterness targets for your recipe.
Use our Hop Utilization, Hop Bill, and Hop Alpha Acid Loss Calculators to help you do the math to help determine how to best use Orion hops in your next homebrew recipe.
In general, you prepare your hops for use in beermaking by:
Note that hops are available to brewers in a variety of forms (whole, plug, pellet).
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Hop Alpha Acid Loss