Nugget - T90 Pellets 100g

Nugget – T90 Pellets 100g

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Workhorse clean bittering hop with a surprising peach/pear note when used later in the boil.

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Description

Nugget hops, a classic American hop variety, have been a cornerstone of the brewing industry since their release in 1983.

Developed by the USDA, Nugget hops are a direct descendant of Brewer’s Gold and offer a robust and reliable addition to various beer styles.

With alpha acids ranging from 9% to 14%, Nugget hops provide a substantial bitterness, making them a popular choice for bittering additions during the boiling stage of the brewing process. Their high alpha acid content ensures that they efficiently contribute to the beer’s overall bitterness profile.

Nugget hops’ aroma is earthy and herbal, with subtle hints of spice and pine. This makes them an excellent complement to traditional and classic beer styles, as well as a reliable option for crafting robust hop-forward brews.

Brewers often use Nugget hops in a wide range of beer styles, including Pale Ales, India Pale Ales (IPAs), Stouts, and Lagers. They serve as a versatile hop choice that can add depth and character to various beer profiles.

While Nugget hops are often utilized for bittering, they can also be used for flavour and aroma additions, particularly in late kettle additions or for dry hopping. This allows their herbal and earthy qualities to shine through, adding a layer of complexity to the beer’s bouquet.

Beyond their role in brewing, Nugget hops also contribute to beer stability and shelf life, making them a reliable and consistent choice for commercial breweries.

Nugget hops are grown in several hop-growing regions, with the United States being one of the primary producers. Their widespread cultivation ensures a steady supply for brewers worldwide.

In summary, Nugget hops are cherished for their strong bitterness and earthy, herbal aromas, making them a go-to choice for brewers seeking to craft a range of beer styles. Whether it’s providing a solid foundation of bitterness or adding complexity to the beer’s aroma, Nugget hops continue to be a trusted and valued hop variety in the world of brewing.

 

If you’re looking to use these Hops in a recipe why not check out Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

For more info on our Hops check out our All About Hops Youtube video

We contract and source our hops from the finest merchants and farms around the world, ensuring you get the chance to brew with the same high quality product that professional breweries use.

Using mylar bags which prevent light degradation of the hops, flushing the bags with nitrogen to remove oxygen and cold storage of them until ordered by you, ensures the hops are as fresh as possible.

If you want to learn more about hops and how to use them then check out our Help Centre where you will find blog posts and our Brew With Us ESSENTIALS and we also have some great content on our YouTube channel about hops too.

Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg
Alpha

11.3%

Harvest

2023

Country of Origin US
HS Code 1210100010

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