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Offline BrewQwest

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Galena Hops Alpha Acid inquiry
« on: September 28, 2012, 05:10:21 AM »
I purchased a pound of Galena Hops through our Club's group buy where we buy directly from North Country. The hops arrived in a vacuum sealed bag but had 7.9%AA written on the sticker. That seems quite low to me for Galena. Usually they are in the 11-15% range aren't they?  Does anybody else know of these low Alpha Acid Galena's or did they mean to write down 7.9% Beta instead of Alpha???
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Re: Galena Hops Alpha Acid inquiry
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2012, 06:53:36 AM »
7.9% doesn't sound that far off. AA% depends on a lot of factors, especially growing conditions.
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