BarthHaas® INCOGNITO® - Citra® 16g

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BarthHaas® INCOGNITO® – Citra® 16g

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INCOGNITO – a new flowable variety-specific concentration of hops that provides enhanced hop flavour to beer while reducing kettle or whirlpool hop pellet use. Incognito is designed for addition to the brewhouse whirlpool to achieve the greatest impact of flavour and aroma.

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Description

Arguably the most famous of all hop varieties. Citra® is a special aroma hop variety released by the Hop Breeding Company, having unique and highly favored flavour characteristics. As the name suggests, its flavour descriptors include the citrus fruits like lime and grapefruit, other fruity characteristics such as gooseberry, passion fruit & lychee, as well as numerous other tropical fruits.

Citra Typical Analysis

KEY FLAVOURS

  • Mango
  • Blackberry
  • Grapefruit
  • Gooseberry
  • Pineapple

ANCESTRY

  • 50% Hallertau
  • 25% US Tettnang

BarthHaas® are the experts of hops for the best beer taste worldwide

True-to-type and simple to dose without the need for special equipment, Incognito®  is designed to maximise flavour efficiency. It is flowable at room temperature and ensures maximum hop flavour with minimum process loss, while also reducing storage and transportation costs.

Thanks to its low viscosity, this pure varietal hop product is perfect for late hopping in modern whirlpool equipment with low solid matter capacity. Beer losses are significantly reduced compared with using pellets for late hopping.

Produced from CO2 hop extract.

Application: Mix with the hot wort before pouring into the whirlpool.

In 225 years, BarthHaas® has grown from its roots as a Franconian hop merchant to become an expert in flavour for the best beers all over the world. As massive as the changes have been, one factor has remained unchanged over the centuries: our love for hops!

A QUALITY PRODUCT:
THE MOST IMPORTANT INGREDIENT IN BREWING

BarthHaas are a leading global supplier of hop products and all the services that go with them, they are the perfect people to talk to about using hops and hop products creatively and efficiently. For 225 years, we they been visionaries and trailblazers in the market for these unique building blocks of flavour. Their’s is the story of a passion that never ends.

The highest standards for the best hops: we are satisfied with nothing less. Because hops are one of the most important ingredients in the brewing process. To meet this demand, BarthHaas has introduced a comprehensive quality management system (QMS) [RS1] based on the proven ISO 9001:2015 standard. Our QM system also includes a concept that guarantees optimum product safety on the basis of international HACCP guidelines. An important focus of this concept is the BarthHaas test guarantee [RS3], which is unique in the hop industry to date.

MAKING IT EASIER THAN EVER TO BREW HOP-FORWARD BEERS.

Today the love of hop-forward beers is driving brewers to use more hops than ever before. Every brewer knows: the more pellets you use, the more beer you lose in the process. Now there’s INCOGNITO, an all-natural hop flavour product specifically designed to be used in the whirlpool—and to deliver the impactful, variety-specific flavour outcomes brewers want.

100% HOPS, ZERO VEGETATIVE MATERIAL

Get all the alpha acids and flavor compounds of hops without the vegetative material, for maximized efficiency and greater yield.

VARIETY-SPECIFIC, TRUE-TO-TYPE

INCOGNITO Citra, INCOGNITO Mosaic, INCOGNITO Ekuanot, INCOGNITO Sabro and INCOGNITO HBC 472 deliver the same, consistent flavour profiles as pellets.

PLAYS WELL WITH PELLETS AND WHOLE HOPS

INCOGNITO is pure hops, so it blends perfectly with pellets, whole hops and other or INCOGNITO varieties for wonderfully complex flavours.

FLOWABLE AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURE

There’s no need to pre-heat or to use special equipment. It’s easy to pour and offers great solubility in hot wort, so it’s easy to use.

REDUCED SHIPPING AND STORAGE COSTS

INCOGNITO comes in 2L bottles or 16g sachets that have less shipping and storage costs, compared to pellets

LESS CLEAN UP AND LESS WASTE

INCOGNITO’s flowability and solubility makes clean-up a breeze, with less wastewater effluent for lower BOD and COD.

DOSING

It is recommended that Incognito be dosed directly to the brewhouse whirlpool to ensure optimal flavor and aroma utilisation. Timing of addition can influence final beer flavor and aroma; brewer’s discretion will dictate dosage timing and addition rate. As a guideline, dosing Incognito at a rate of 50-200 grams per hL (0.5-2g per L) of beer is recommended for initial trials, then adjusted to achieve desired results. To ensure optimal flowability, product may need to be warmed to room temperature from cold storage conditions. Contents may naturally separate, shake before use.

Maximum benefit is achieved with mixing INCOGNITO in hot wort immediately prior to dosing in the whirlpool. This can be achieved any number of ways and depends on each brewer’s equipment type and arrangement. For example, a hop-doser prior to the whirlpool is an ideal vehicle to more thoroughly solubilize the product as it enters the whirlpool. Where mixing prior to the whirlpool is not practical, INCOGNITO can be added directly to the whirlpool with satisfactory results.

USAGE:
Generally a 1:6 replacement ratio.
Usage is 1g/L Incognito in whirlpool is equivalent to 1.5lb/bbl pellets (5.8g/L).

NOTE:

Incognito is a hop derived product for use in the Whirlpool only. It is not recommend for dry hopping or for use in the kettle.

Flowable means that is is not set like a resin, it does however require warmth to make it more liquid, and it will also be very sticky at lower temperatures and more difficult to clean off any surface. To remove use hot soapy water, then rinse thoroughly.

Do not eat or taste or consume this product. Only to be used as an ingredient in brewing. If you get it on your hands immediately wash to remove it.

Additional information

Weight 0.025 kg
Country of Origin DE
HS Code 1302130000